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Stellar structure and evolution /

by Kippenhahn, Rudolf; Weigert, A. (Alfred); Weiss, A. (Achim).
Series: Astronomy and astrophysics library: Publisher: Berlin ; New York ; London : Springer, c2012Edition: 2nd ed.Description: xviii, 604 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9783642302558 (hbk.); 3642302556 (hbk.).Subject(s): Stars -- Structure | Stars -- Evolution | Stars -- Evolution | Stars -- Structure
Contents:
Part I The Basic Equations -- 1 Coordinates, Mass Distribution, and Gravitational Field in Spherical Stars -- 2 Conservation of Momentum -- 3 The Virial Theorem -- 4 Conservation of Energy -- 5 Transport of Energy by Radiation and Conduction -- 6 Stability Against Local, Non-spherical Perturbations -- 7 Transport of Energy by Convection -- 8 The Chemical Composition -- 9 Mass Loss -- Part II The Overall Problem -- 10 The Differential Equations of Stellar Evolution -- 11 Boundary Conditions -- 12 Numerical Procedure -- Part III Properties of Stellar Matter -- 13 The Perfect Gas with Radiation -- 14 Ionization -- 15 The Degenerate Electron Gas -- 16 The Equation of State of Stellar Matter -- 17 Opacity -- 18 Nuclear Energy Production -- Part IV Simple Stellar Models -- 19 Polytropic Gaseous Spheres -- 20 Homology Relations -- 21 Simple Models in the U-V Plane -- 22 The Zero Age Main-Sequence -- 23 Other Main-Sequences -- 24 The Hayashi Line -- 25 Stability Considerations -- Part V Early Stellar Evolution -- 26 The Onset of Star Formation -- 27 The Formation of Protostars -- 28 Pre-Main-Sequence Contraction -- 29 From the Initial to the Present Sun -- 30 Evolution on the Main-Sequence -- Part VI Post-Main-Sequence Evolution -- 31 Evolution Through Helium Burning -- Intermediate-Mass Stars -- 32 Evolution Through Helium Burning -- Massive Stars -- 33 Evolution Through Helium Burning -- Low-Mass Stars -- Part VII Late Phases of Stellar Evolution -- 34 Evolution on the Asymptotic Giant Branch -- 35 Later Phases of Core Evolution -- 36 Final Explosions and Collapse -- Part VIII Compact Objects -- 37 White Dwarfs -- 38 Neutron Stars -- 39 Black Holes -- Part IX Pulsating Stars -- 40 Adiabatic Spherical Pulsations -- 41 Non-adiabatic Spherical Pulsations -- 42 Non-radial Stellar Oscillations -- Part X Stellar Rotation -- 43 The Mechanics of Rotating Stellar Models -- 44 The Thermodynamics of Rotating Stellar Models -- 45 The Angular-Velocity Distribution in Stars -- References -- Index.
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BOOK BOOK Foothills Lab QB808 .K57 2012 (Browse shelf) 1 Available

Includes bibliographical references (p. 587-594) and index.

Part I The Basic Equations -- 1 Coordinates, Mass Distribution, and Gravitational Field in Spherical Stars -- 2 Conservation of Momentum -- 3 The Virial Theorem -- 4 Conservation of Energy -- 5 Transport of Energy by Radiation and Conduction -- 6 Stability Against Local, Non-spherical Perturbations -- 7 Transport of Energy by Convection -- 8 The Chemical Composition -- 9 Mass Loss -- Part II The Overall Problem -- 10 The Differential Equations of Stellar Evolution -- 11 Boundary Conditions -- 12 Numerical Procedure -- Part III Properties of Stellar Matter -- 13 The Perfect Gas with Radiation -- 14 Ionization -- 15 The Degenerate Electron Gas -- 16 The Equation of State of Stellar Matter -- 17 Opacity -- 18 Nuclear Energy Production -- Part IV Simple Stellar Models -- 19 Polytropic Gaseous Spheres -- 20 Homology Relations -- 21 Simple Models in the U-V Plane -- 22 The Zero Age Main-Sequence -- 23 Other Main-Sequences -- 24 The Hayashi Line -- 25 Stability Considerations -- Part V Early Stellar Evolution -- 26 The Onset of Star Formation -- 27 The Formation of Protostars -- 28 Pre-Main-Sequence Contraction -- 29 From the Initial to the Present Sun -- 30 Evolution on the Main-Sequence -- Part VI Post-Main-Sequence Evolution -- 31 Evolution Through Helium Burning -- Intermediate-Mass Stars -- 32 Evolution Through Helium Burning -- Massive Stars -- 33 Evolution Through Helium Burning -- Low-Mass Stars -- Part VII Late Phases of Stellar Evolution -- 34 Evolution on the Asymptotic Giant Branch -- 35 Later Phases of Core Evolution -- 36 Final Explosions and Collapse -- Part VIII Compact Objects -- 37 White Dwarfs -- 38 Neutron Stars -- 39 Black Holes -- Part IX Pulsating Stars -- 40 Adiabatic Spherical Pulsations -- 41 Non-adiabatic Spherical Pulsations -- 42 Non-radial Stellar Oscillations -- Part X Stellar Rotation -- 43 The Mechanics of Rotating Stellar Models -- 44 The Thermodynamics of Rotating Stellar Models -- 45 The Angular-Velocity Distribution in Stars -- References -- Index.

Other editions of this work

Stellar structure and evolution / by Kippenhahn, Rudolf, ©1990

Springer-Verlag, (Berlin ; | New York :) xvi, 468 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Stellar structure and evolution / by Kippenhahn, Rudolf, ©1990

Springer-Verlag, (Berlin ; | New York :) xvi, 468 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

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