Stellar Structure and Evolution
by Sergey V. Vorontsov
Publisher: Queen Mary, University of London 2010
Contents: Introduction; Basic observational data; Equation of state: the ideal gas; Hydrostatic equilibrium; Polytropic models; Nuclear energy generation; Energy transport by radiation; Energy transport by convection; Evolution after the main sequence.
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