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Black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars : the physics of compact objects

Author: Stuart L Shapiro; Saul A Teukolsky; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This self-contained textbook brings together many different branches of physics--e.g. nuclear physics, solid state physics, particle physics, hydrodynamics, relativity--to analyze compact objects. The latest astronomical data is assessed. Over 250 exercises.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Shapiro, Stuart L. (Stuart Louis), 1947-
Black holes, white dwarfs, and neutron stars.
New York : Wiley, ©1983
(DLC) 82020112
(OCoLC)8953728
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart L Shapiro; Saul A Teukolsky; Wiley InterScience (Online service)
ISBN: 9783527617661 3527617663 9783527617678 3527617671
OCLC Number: 212139979
Notes: "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 645 pages) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Black Holes, White Dwarfs, and Neutron Stars THE PHYSICS OF COMPACT OBJECTS; Contents; Chapter 1. Star Deaths and the Formation of Compact Objects; Chapter 2. Cold Equation of State Below Neutron Drip; Chapter 3. White Dwarfs; Chapter 4. Cooling of White Dwarfs; Chapter 5. General Relativity; Chapter 6. The Equilibrium and Stability of Fluid Configurations; Chapter 7. Rotation and Magnetic Fields; Chapter 8. Cold Equation of State Above Neutron Drip; Chapter 9. Neutron Star Models: Masses and Radii; Chapter 10. Pulsars; Chapter 11. Cooling of Neutron Stars; Chapter 12. Black Holes.
Responsibility: Stuart L. Shapiro, Saul A. Teukolsky.
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