Stellar Structure and Evolution

This text gives a complete and comprehensive treatment of the physics of the stellar interior and the underlying fundamental processes and parameters. The models developed to explain the stability, dynamics and evolution of the stars are presented, and great care is taken to detail the various stage...

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Main Authors: Kippenhahn, Rudolf, Weigert, Alfred (Author)
Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1990, 1990
Series:Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This text gives a complete and comprehensive treatment of the physics of the stellar interior and the underlying fundamental processes and parameters. The models developed to explain the stability, dynamics and evolution of the stars are presented, and great care is taken to detail the various stages in a star's life. The authors have written a unique text based on their own pioneering work in stellar modeling. Since its publication, this textbook has come to be considered a classic by readers and teachers in astrophysics. This study edition is meant for students in astronomy and physics alike
Physical Description:XVI, 468p. 192 illus online resource
ISBN:9783642615238