**The Virial Theorem in Stellar Astrophysics**

by George W. Collins, II

**Publisher**: Pachart Pub. House 1978**ISBN/ASIN**: 0912918136**ISBN-13**: 9780912918136**Number of pages**: 135

**Description**:

The virial theorem is extremely powerful in understanding problems of stellar astrophysics, but it is also poorly understood by many who study the subject. The author has not prepared here a complete and exhaustive discussion of the virial theorem; rather this effort should be viewed as a guided introduction, punctuated by a few examples.

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