PTYS 505B Principles of Planetary Physics

Core Course

PTYS Graduate Core Course. Quantitative investigation of the physical processes controlling planet formation, the orbital and rotational dynamics of planetary systems, the mechanical and thermal aspects of a planetary interior, and the dynamics of the Earth-Moon and other satellite systems. Course requisites: Classical and quantum mechanics at the level of PHYS 151 and PHYS 242. Sample course syllabus, Matsuyama (PDF)

Course Level Other
PTYS Graduate Core Course
Course Credits
Course Type
Semester Section Number Instructor(s) Day/Time Location Resources
Fall 2023 1 Isamu Matsuyama Tuesday, Thursday 11:00a.m.-12:15p.m. Kuiper 312 Syllabus