Cosmology 2
Spring 2016/17; Lecturer: Prof. Rennan Barkana

Comments:

Lecture Dates (2017) Topics Notes Additions/Slides Exercises
Mar. 21: pg. 6 Introduction/Review of Cosmology Week 1 notes Derivation of pressure -
Mar. 28: pg. 11; Apr. 4: pg.16 Introduction/Review of Statistics: Correlation Functions, etc. Week 2 notes - -
Apr. 5: pg. 23 Cox process, linear spherical collapse Week 3 notes Week 3 slides Homework 1 (Due May 9'th, 2017)
Apr. 19: pg. 30 (see Comoving Addition) Distribution Functions, Collisionless Boltzmann Equation Week 4 notes Comoving Addition -
Apr. 25: pg. 35 (before "The Jeans Length") Eulerian fluid equations in comoving coords, linear perturbations, Jeans Week 5 notes - -
May 9: pg. 40 (middle) Perturbation history, The power spectrum, Baryons Week 6 notes - -
May 16: pg. 44 (line 3) The Jeans mass, Non-linear spherical collapse Week 7 notes - -
May 23: pg. 48 (bottom) Scaling relations, Virialization, Press-Schechter Week 8 notes Week 8 slides -
June 6: pg. 55 (middle) Press-Schechter (end), Stellar Dynamics Week 9 notes - -
June 13: pg. 64 (middle)
[Skipped from 56 middle to the CBE on 58]
Virial theorem (skipped), Isothermal sphere, Disks (start) Week 10 notes - -
Spiral structure (start) Week 11 notes Week 11 slides Solution to homework 1
June 20: pg. 75 (1/3 from top)
[Skipped Oort (64) and most algebra of derivation (68-73)]
Spiral density waves (end) Week 12 notes - Homework 2 (Due July 20'th, 2017)
June 27: End
[Skipped most material after "2-D Poisson Equation", pg. 80 bottom]
Gravitational lensing Week 13 notes Week 13 slides Solution to homework 2