skip to content
Essential astrophysics Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Essential astrophysics

Author: Kenneth R Lang
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2013.
Series: Undergraduate lecture notes in physics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
Essential Astrophysics is a book to learn or teach from, as well as a fundamental reference volume for anyone interested in astronomy and astrophysics. It presents astrophysics from basic principles without requiring any previous study of astronomy or astrophysics. It serves as a comprehensive introductory text, which takes the student through the field of astrophysics in lecture-sized chapters of basic physical  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth R Lang
ISBN: 9783642359637 3642359639
OCLC Number: 846844703
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: Observing the Universe --
Radiation --
Gravity --
Cosmic Motion --
Moving Particles --
Detecting Atoms in Stars --
Transmutation of the Elements --
What Makes the Sun Shine? --
The Extended Solar Atmosphere --
The Sun Amongst the Stars --
The Material Between the Stars --
Formation of the Stars and Their Planets --
Stellar End States --
A Larger, Expanding Universe --
Origin, Evolution, and Destiny of the Observable Universe --
References.
Series Title: Undergraduate lecture notes in physics.
Responsibility: Kenneth R. Lang.
More information:

Abstract:

This book presents astrophysics from basic principles without requiring any previous study of astronomy or astrophysics. This one-semester overview provides 15 lecture-sized chapters and 50 set-aside  Read more...

Reviews

Editorial reviews

Publisher Synopsis

From the reviews: "This set of lecture notes on astrophysics discusses the topics that would be taught in an introductory undergraduate class. The text is sufficiently comprehensive to be used as the Read more...

 
User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/846844703>
library:oclcnum"846844703"
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
library:placeOfPublication
owl:sameAs<info:oclcnum/846844703>
rdf:typeschema:Book
schema:about
schema:about
schema:about
schema:bookFormatschema:EBook
schema:copyrightYear"2013"
schema:creator
schema:datePublished"2013"
schema:description"Essential Astrophysics is a book to learn or teach from, as well as a fundamental reference volume for anyone interested in astronomy and astrophysics. It presents astrophysics from basic principles without requiring any previous study of astronomy or astrophysics. It serves as a comprehensive introductory text, which takes the student through the field of astrophysics in lecture-sized chapters of basic physical principles applied to the cosmos. This one-semester overview will be enjoyed by undergraduate students with an interest in the physical sciences, such as astronomy, chemistry, engineeri."@en
schema:exampleOfWork<http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1751817802>
schema:genre"Electronic books."@en
schema:inLanguage"en"
schema:name"Essential astrophysics"@en
schema:publisher
schema:url
schema:url<http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-35963-7>
schema:workExample

Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.