Course

Solar and Thermal Physics

Description: 

This is a two-part  course  which  deals  with

 (i) Thermal  Physics which  involves thermodynamic systems, kinetic theory and heat  capacity of gases

 (ii)  Solar  Physics   which  involves   the model  of the  sun,  radiative   energy   transfer   equation; solar-earth  geometry,  planetary  motion, extraterrestrial  solar   energy, scattering  in  the  earth's  atmosphere, solar   energy   variation  at ground level, total  global  diffuse  and direct  irradiances.