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

Author: Stuart L Shapiro; Saul A Teukolsky
Publisher: New York : Wiley, ©1983.
Edition/Format:   Book : 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.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stuart L Shapiro; Saul A Teukolsky
ISBN: 0471873179 9780471873174 0471873160 9780471873167
OCLC Number: 8953728
Notes: "A Wiley-Interscience publication."
Description: xvii, 645 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Star deaths and the formation of compact objects --
Cold equation of state below neutron drip --
White dwarfs --
Cooling of white dwarfs --
General relativity --
The equilibrium and stability of fluid configurations --
Rotation and magnetic fields --
Cold equation of state above neutron drip --
Neutron star models: masses and radii --
Pulsars --
Cooling of neutron stars --
Black holes --
Compact x-ray sources --
Accretion onto black holes --
Accretion onto neutron stars and white dwarfs --
Gravitational radiation --
Supermassive stars and black holes --
Stellar collapse and supernova explosions --
Appendix A. Astronomical background --
Appendix B. Proof that V₂<0 implies instability --
Appendix C. Calculation of the integral in eq. (8.4.6) --
Appendix D. Scalar and vector field theories --
Appendix E. Quarks --
Appendix F. The phase-space factor, eq. (11.5.16) --
Appendix G. Spherical accretion onto a black hole: the relativistic equations --
Appendix H. Hydrodynamics of viscous fluid flow --
Appendix I. Radiative transport.
Responsibility: Stuart L. Shapiro, Saul A. Teukolsky.
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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.

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