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Physics and chemistry of circumstellar dust shells

Author: Hans-Peter Gail; Erwin Sedlmayr
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
Series: Cambridge astrophysics series, 52.
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This book explores why dust forms around stars, and how to model stellar dust formation and dust-forming environments consistently.

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Gail, Hans-Peter, 1941-
Physics and chemistry of circumstellar dust shells
(DLC) 2013010573
(OCoLC)835619228
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Peter Gail; Erwin Sedlmayr
ISBN: 9780511985607 0511985606 9781107416369 1107416361 1306683815 9781306683814 9781107419056 1107419050 9781107420342 1107420342
OCLC Number: 869560723
Notes: Available in 2013.
Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 683 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Machine generated contents note: pt. I Setting the Stage --
1. Introduction --
1.1. General Scenario and Historical Background --
1.2. Diagnostic Insight into Circumstellar Dust Shells --
1.3. Circumstellar Dust in the Laboratory --
1.4. Circumstellar Shell Dynamics and Stellar Winds --
2. Evolutionary Status of Dust-Enshrouded Objects --
2.1. Evolution from the Main Sequence toward the AGB --
2.2. Abundance Changes by First and Second "Dredge-Up" --
2.3. The Thermally Pulsing AGB --
2.4. Abundance Changes on the AGB by the Third Dredge-Up --
2.5. Post-AGB Evolution --
2.6. Elemental Abundances --
pt. II Theoretical Description of Circumstellar Dust Shells --
3. Theory of Circumstellar Dust Shells --
3.1. Multicomponent Medium --
3.2. General Conservation Laws and Balance Equations --
3.3. Multicomponent Mass Equations of Change --
3.4. Momentum Equations of Change. 3.5. Multicomponent Approaches --
3.6. Stellar Mass Loss and Winds --
4. Energy Equation for Matter --
4.1. Total Energy Density and the Bulk Energy Equation --
4.2. External Energy Sources: Gravity and Radiation --
4.3. Multicomponent Energy Equations --
4.4. Equations of Change for the Inner Energy Reservoirs --
4.5. Elementary Forms of Internal Energy --
4.6. Temperature Equations --
4.7. Completion of the System of Transport Equations of Matter --
5. Radiative Transfer --
5.1. Basic Definitions --
5.2. Angular Moments of the Radiation Field --
5.3. Equation of Radiative Transfer --
5.4. Transport Coefficients --
5.5. Stationary Radiative Transfer Equation --
5.6. Stationary Moment Equations of Radiative Transfer --
5.7. Radiation Force Density and Radiative Net Energy Transfer Rate --
5.8. Symmetric Situations --
6. Interaction between Gas and Dust Particles --
6.1. Some Basic Considerations --
6.2. Collision Rate between Gas and Dust. 6.3. Momentum Transfer between Gas and Dust --
6.4. Specular Reflection --
6.5. Particle Sticking --
6.6. Thermal Accommodation --
6.7. Diffuse Reflection --
6.8. Particle Drift --
6.9. Drag Force --
7. Extinction by Dust Grains --
7.1. Optical Constants --
7.2. Models for the Dielectric Function --
7.3. Absorption and Scattering by Grains --
7.4. Optical Constants of Abundant Dust Materials --
7.5. Absorption by Dust --
7.6. Radiation Pressure on Dust Grains --
8. Approaches to the Temperature Equations --
8.1. Radiative Equilibrium --
8.2. Local Thermal Equilibrium --
8.3. Radiative Equilibrium Temperature with Local Thermal Equilibrium --
8.4. Non-Local Thermal Equilibrium Aspects --
9. Chemistry in Thermodynamic Equilibrium --
9.1. The Basic Thermodynamic Relations --
9.2. Equilibrium Conditions for Gases and Solids --
9.3. Constraints Set by Element Abundances --
9.4. Some Results of Statistical Mechanics. 9.5. Thermodynamic Data --
10. Gas-Phase Chemical Composition --
10.1. Qualitative Considerations on Molecule Formation --
10.2. Restrictions from Element Abundances and Bond Energies --
10.3. Calculation of Chemical Equilibrium Compositions --
10.4. Results for Cosmic Element Mixtures --
10.5. Nonequilibrium Chemistry --
11. Gas-Solid Chemical Equilibria --
11.1. Equilibria in Gas-Solid Mixtures --
11.2. Condensation Equilibria of Pure Phases I: O-Rich Mixture --
11.3. Condensation Equilibria of Pure Phases II: C-Rich Mixture --
11.4. Solid Solutions --
12. Growth of Dust Grains --
12.1. Theoretical Description of Growth Processes --
12.2. Theoretical Description of Vaporization Processes --
12.3. Calculation of Vapor Composition --
12.4. Equation for Grain Growth --
12.5. Equations for Some Important Dust Materials --
12.6. Solid Solutions --
12.7. Experimental Data for Condensation Coefficients. 12.8. Core-Mantle Grains --
12.9. Formation of Crystalline Dust --
13. Formation of Seed Nuclei --
13.1. Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Nucleation --
13.2. Bond Energies of Small Clusters --
13.3. Kinetic Theory of Homogeneous Condensation --
13.4. Cluster Densities in Thermodynamic Equilibrium --
13.5. Nucleation Rate and Cluster Size Spectrum --
13.6. Candidates for the Nucleation Process --
13.7. Classical Nucleation Theory --
14. Moment Equations --
14.1. Growth of an Ensemble of Dust Grains in Stellar Outflows --
14.2. Moments of the Distribution Function --
14.3. Consumption of Condensible Material --
14.4. Types of Size Distributions --
14.5. Particle Drift --
pt. III Applications --
15. Modeling of Circumstellar Dust Shells --
15.1. Basic Ingredients for Reliable Shell Modeling --
15.2. Spherical Stationary Stellar Dust Winds --
15.3. Shell Chemistry and Transport Coefficients --
15.4. Stationary Dust-Driven Winds. 15.5. Models of Stationary Dust-Driven Winds --
15.6. Two-Fluid Wind Models --
15.7. Parameter Limitations for Stationary Dust-Driven Winds --
15.8. General Properties of Stationary Dust-Driven Mass Loss --
15.9. Reliability of Purely Dust-Driven Wind Models --
16. Miras and Long-Period Variables --
16.1. Basic Model Ingredients --
16.2. Steps toward a Reliable Modeling --
16.3. Consistent Modeling of Pulsational Circumstellar Dust Shells --
16.4. Modeling Procedure --
16.5. Consistent Models of Pulsating C-Star Shells --
16.6. Space-Time Evolution of the Isothermal Reference Model --
16.7. Multiperiodicity --
16.8. Radiative Transfer and Spectral Appearance --
16.9. Main Results of Carbon-Rich Shells --
16.10. Oxygen-Rich Miras and LPVs --
17. Mass-Loss Formulas --
17.1. Formulas Based on Empirical Correlations --
17.2. Synthetic Relations Based on Consistent Models --
17.3. Effects of the Model Parameters --
17.4. Superwind. 18. R Coronae Borealis Stars --
18.1. Light Curves of R CrB Stars --
18.2. Stellar Pulsations --
18.3. Attempts at Modeling --
pt. IV Appendices --
Appendix 1 Solution of the Radiative-Transfer Problem for Spherical Symmetry --
A1.1. Method of Mihalas and Hummer --
A1.2. Lucy Approximation --
A1.3. Unno-Kondo Approach --
Appendix 2 Numerics of Time-Dependent Problems --
A2.1. Full Discretization and Courant-Friedrichs-Lewy Condition --
A2.2. Semidiscretization --
A2.3. Basic Characterization of Available Codes --
A2.4. Rezoning Scheme --
Appendix 3 Non-LTE Effects and Molecular Cooling Functions --
A3.1. Radiative Energy Exchange --
Appendix 4 Thermochemical Data for Some Solids --
A4.1. Vapor Pressure of Ice --
Appendix 5 Symbols for Mineral Names.
Series Title: Cambridge astrophysics series, 52.
Responsibility: Hans-Peter Gail, Erwin Sedlmayr.

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