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Physics and Chemistry of Circumstellar Dust Shells

Author: Hans-Peter Gail; Erwin Sedlmayr
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2013.
Series: Cambridge Astrophysics
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Peter Gail; Erwin Sedlmayr
ISBN: 9780511985607 0511985606 9780521833790 0521833795 9781107419056 1107419050
OCLC Number: 875212949
Notes: Title from publishers bibliographic system (viewed on 16 Jan 2014).
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Contents: Part I. Setting the Stage: 1. Introduction; 2. Evolutionary status of dust-enshrouded objects; Part II. Theoretical Description of Circumstellar Dust Shells: 3. Theory of circumstellar dust shells; 4. The energy equation for matter; 5. Radiative transfer; 6. Interaction between gas and dust particles; 7. Extinction by dust grains and gas; 8. Approaches to the temperature equations; 9. Chemistry in thermodynamic equilibrium; 10. Gas-phase chemical composition; 11. Gas-solid chemical equilibria; 12. Growth of dust grains; 13. Formation of seed nuclei; 14. Moment equations; Part III. Applications: 15. Modeling of circumstellar dust shells; 16. Miras and long-period variables; 17. Mass loss formulae; 18. R Coronae Borealis stars; Part IV. Appendices; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge Astrophysics
Responsibility: Hans-Peter Gail, Erwin Sedlmayr.

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