Logo

The Fundamentals of Stellar Astrophysics

Large book cover: The Fundamentals of Stellar Astrophysics

The Fundamentals of Stellar Astrophysics
by

Publisher: W H Freeman & Co
ISBN/ASIN: 0716719932
ISBN-13: 9780716719939
Number of pages: 494

Description:
This book is aimed at first year graduate students or the very advanced undergraduates. I assume throughout that the readers have considerable factual knowledge of stars and astronomy. I shall attempt to describe the development of a nearly axiomatic theory of stellar structure that is consistent with what we know about stars. The terminal phases of stellar evolution are treated schematically.

Home page url

Download or read it online for free here:
Download link
(multiple PDF files)

Similar books

Book cover: The Birth and Death of StarsThe Birth and Death of Stars
by - University of Oregon
This course studies the birth, evolution and death of stars in our galaxy, emphasizing the underlying science behind stellar and galactic evolution, the observational aspect and our knowledge of how the Universe operates on the stellar scale.
(6459 views)
Book cover: The Virial Theorem in Stellar AstrophysicsThe Virial Theorem in Stellar Astrophysics
by - Pachart Pub. House
The virial theorem is extremely powerful in understanding problems of stellar astrophysics, but it is also poorly understood by many who study the subject. This book should be viewed as a guided introduction, punctuated by a few examples.
(7272 views)
Book cover: Massive Stars and their SupernovaeMassive Stars and their Supernovae
by - arXiv
The authors focus on the astrophysical aspects, i.e. a description of the evolution of massive stars and their endpoints, with a special emphasis on the composition of their ejecta in form of stellar winds during the evolution or of explosive ejecta.
(4634 views)
Book cover: Black HolesBlack Holes
by - arXiv
Notes for a course taught in part III of the Cambridge University Mathematical Tripos: gravitational collapse, Schwarzschild black hole, charged black holes; rotating black holes; energy and angular momentum; black hole mechanics; Hawking radiation.
(9243 views)