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Stellar Evolution

ISBN 9781568810126
Published June 15, 1993 by A K Peters/CRC Press
272 Pages

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Book Description

This book addresses the fascinating subject of astrophysics from its theoretical basis to predominant research conducted in the field today. An accomplished researcher in the field and a well-known expositor, the author strikes a balance that allows the serious reader to appreciate the current issues without previous knowledge of the subject.Astronomy and Astrophysics * The Equations of Stellar Structure * The Gas Characteristics * The Structure of a Star * Computation of Stellar Evolution * Evolutionary Track * Binary Systems * Star Formation * Rotation of Stars * Supernova * Close Binary Systems * Special Topics * The Galaxy

Table of Contents

1. Introduction 2. Astronomy and Astrophysics 3. The Equations of Stellar Structure 4. The Gas Characteristics 5. The Structure of a Star 6. Computation of Stellar Evolution 7. Evolutionary Track 8. Binary Systems 9. Star Formation 10. Rotation of Stars 11. Supernova 12. Close Binary Systems 13. Special Topics 14. The Galaxy

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