Omfattning: 5

Tidtabel: 08.01.2018 - 26.03.2018

Undervisningsperiod (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

III-IV 2018 - 2019 (spring)
III-IV 2019 - 2020 (spring)

Lärandemål (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • After the course the student has the basic knowledge of astronomy, space physics and space technology that are needed for further studies.
  • The student knows the structure and central physical properties of the universe and the solar system, and the objects contained in them.
  • She/he identifies the basic concepts and tools of astronomy and space physics, and is able to solve simple problems related to them.
  • The student can list what kind of observations can be made of astronomical and solar system phenomena, and what is the motivation behind such efforts.
  • She/he can compute simple orbits of satellites using celestial and orbital mechanics, and can apply various celestial coordinate systems.
  • The student recognises the basic vocabulary used in space science and technology, and how Aalto University is situated in the national and international space research scenes.

Innehåll (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

  • Basics of astronomy and space physics.
  • Building blocks and central properties of the universe and the solar system.
  • Emission mechanisms
  • Coordinate systems.
  • Celestial mechanics & orbits.
  • Observations of astronomical and solar system phenomena.
  • Space technology and missions.
  • Space science and technology research and education at Aalto University.

Metoder, arbetssätt och bedömningsgrunder (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Exercises, learning assignments, examinations.

Arbetsmängd (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Contact hours 48 h (2 x 2 h per week). Independent work 87 h.

Studiematerial (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

To be specified.

Kursens webbplats (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

https://mycourses.aalto.fi/course/search.php?search=ELEC-E4210

Förkunskaper (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

Basic knowledge of mathematics and physics.

Bedömningsskala (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

0-5

Anmälning (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

WebOodi

Tilläggsinformation (är i kraft 01.08.2018-31.07.2020): 

language class 3: English

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