The Formation and Evolution of Planets in Protoplanetary Disks

WS 2017/2018

(P4/5.0.19)

Time & Dates

Friday 12:15 - 14:00

weekly between 20.10.2017 and 09.02.2018
No lectures on:

  • 29.12.2017
  • 05.01.2018

Literature

Lecture slides will be posted shortly after the lecture.

Topics covered in the lecture will include:

  • Overview: Disks & Exoplanets
  • Our Solar System
  • Disk Formation and Disk Structure
  • Disk Evolution - Viscous Theory, Disk Winds, and Dissipation
  • Dust in Protoplanetary Disks
  • Planetesimal Formation
  • Terrestrial Planet Formation
  • Formation of Giant Planets
  • Planet Migration
  • Evolution of Planetary Systems
  • Observations of Protoplanetary Disks

Exercises

Fridays, 10:30–12:00

Universitätssternwarte, Lecture hall

sheets will be posted here for download