Course code TUW13
Course title Nuclear Astrophysics: Origin of the Elements
Institution Technische Universit├Ąt Wien
Course address Karlsplatz 13, 1040 Wien
City Wien
Minimum year of study 2nd year
Minimum level of English Good
Minimum level of French None
Key words Nuclear Astrophysics, Nucleosynthesis, Nuclear Physics
Language English
Professor responsible Helmut Leeb
Telephone +43 1 58801 142102
Fax +43 1 58801 14299
Participating professors Helmut Leeb
Number of places Minimum: , Maximum: 35, Reserved for local students:
Objectives Introduction into the field of Nuclear Astrophysics with emphasis on Nucleosynthesis.
Programme to be followed (1) Structure of the universe, (2) Basics of nuclear physics, (3) The early universe,  (4) The physical state of stars, (6) Thermonuclear reactions, (7) Abundance of elements and nucleosynthesis  (8) The evolution of stars
Prerequisites Knowledge of mathematics and knowledge of basic physics at the level of a  2nd year student enrolled in a Bachelor Study in Science or Engineering.
Course exam Written examination of about one hour at the end of the course.