Volume Eight: Cox and Giuli’s Principles of Stellar Structure: Extended Second Edition

Volume Eight: Cox and Giuli’s Principles of Stellar Structure: Extended Second Edition

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Volume 8 in the Advances in Astronomy and Astrophysics Book Series Edited by V.Gurzadyan, S.Inagaki, G,Meylan

A. Weiss, W. Hillebrandt, H.-C. Thomas and H. Ritter, Max-Planck-Institut Fur Astrophysik, Garching. Germany

Cox and Giuli’s Principles of Stellar Structure has been the reference textbook for studies of the structure of stars for several decades. This new edition has been extended by four specialists in the field to take into account the most recent improvements relevant for the modelling and understanding of stars. New developments have been added to the original text.

2004            Hbk                 ISBN: 978-1-904868-20-0                782pp

2006            Pbk                 ISBN: 978-1-904868-55-2                782pp

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Contents Include:

  • Introduction and Survey of Observations
  • Physical Conditions in Stellar Interiors
  • Radiation Theory
  • Thermodynamic Equilibrium
  • Local Thermodynamic Equilibrium (LTE)
  • Thermal and Radiative Equilibrium
  • Solution of the Equation of Transfer
  • Conditions for LTE

Appendix 7-A Solving the Equation of Transfer

Appendix 9-A Semi-Degenerate Equations of State

Appendix 10-A Non-Ideal Gas Effects

Appendix 13-A Stability of the Radiative Gradient

 

 

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Hardback, Paperback

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