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An introduction to stellar astrophysics

Author: Francis LeBlanc
Publisher: Chichester, West Sussex, U.K. : Wiley, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics aspires to provide the reader with an intermediate knowledge on stars whilst focusing mostly on the explanation of the functioning of stars by using basic physical concepts and observational results.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Francis LeBlanc
ISBN: 9780470699577 0470699574 9780470699560 0470699566
OCLC Number: 475440765
Description: xii, 338 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Basic concepts --
Stellar formation --
Radiative transfer in stars --
Stellar atmospheres --
Stellar interiors --
Nucleosynthesis and stellar evolution --
Chemically peculiar stars and diffusion --
Appendix A. Physical constants --
Appendix B. Units in the cgs and SI systems --
Appendix C. Astronomical constants --
Appendix D. Ionisation energies (in eV) for the first five stages of ionisation for the most important elements --
Appendix E. Solar abundances for the most important elements --
Appendix F. Atomic masses --
Appendix G. Physical parameters for main-sequence stars --
Appendix H. Periodic table of the elements.
Responsibility: Francis LeBlanc.

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Fundamental to our understanding of the universe, stellar astrophysics deals with observations, theoretical understanding, classification, computer simulations and modeling of stars and their  Read more...
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"An Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics is a welcome addition to existing books on this subject ...Overall, a very good book. Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates, graduate Read more...

 
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