Uusi opinto-opas (sisältäen myös opetusohjelmat) lukuvuodelle 2018-2019 sijaitsee osoitteessa https://opas.peppi.utu.fi . Tältä sivustolta löytyvät enää vanhat opinto-oppaat ja opetusohjelmat.

The new study guide (incl. teaching schedules) for academic year 2018-2019 can be found at https://studyguide.utu.fi. This site contains only previous years' guides.

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Arkistoitu opetusohjelma 2015–2016
Selaat vanhentunutta opetusohjelmaa. Voimassa olevan opetusohjelman löydät täältä.
FFYS7058 Plasma astrophysics 6 ECTS
Period I Period II Period III Period IV
Language of instruction
Type or level of studies
Advanced studies
Course unit descriptions in the curriculum
Department of Physics and Astronomy

Learning outcomes

After completing the course the student will be able to apply plasma physics in several astrophysical scenarios. The student will obtain further understanding and quantitative analysis skills on topics introduced on Introduction to plasma physics. In addition, the student will have an understanding of (relativistic) astrophysical flows, particle transport and acceleration, as well as emission mechanisms and propagation of electromagnetic waves in astrophysical plasmas. The student will be familiarized with several types of astrophysical plasmas, including supernova remnants, astrophysical jets and accretion disks.

Teacher responsible

Rami Vainio


Silja Pohjolainen

Homepage URL


15-Mar-2016 – 28-Apr-2016
Lectures 28 h
Tue 15-Mar-2016 - 26-Apr-2016 weekly at 14.00-16.00, Qh314
19-Apr-2016 at 10.00 –12.00 , PERUUTETTU / CANCELLED
Wed 16-Mar-2016 - 27-Apr-2016 weekly at 14.00-16.00, Qh314
, Ei luentoa/No lecture 20.4.
Mon 18-Apr-2016 at 10.00-12.00, XVI
Independent work
Exercises 12 h
Thu 17-Mar-2016 - 28-Apr-2016 weekly at 12.00-14.00, Qh314
24-Mar-2016 , Ei opetusta/No teaching
, 21.4. Ei opetusta/No teaching
Fri 22-Apr-2016 at 10.00-12.00, Qh314