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Planetary sciences

Author: Imke de Pater; Jack Jonathan Lissauer
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : 2. ed., reprinted with correctionsView all editions and formats
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An authoritative introduction for graduate students in the physical sciences, this textbook has been substantially updated and improved. With over 300 exercises, it is ideal for courses in astronomy,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Imke de Pater; Jack Jonathan Lissauer
ISBN: 9780521853712 0521853710
OCLC Number: 730030877
Description: XVI, 647 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Dynamics; 3. Solar heating and energy transport; 4. Planetary atmospheres; 5. Planetary surfaces; 6. Planetary interiors; 7. Magnetic fields and plasmas; 8. Meteorites; 9. Minor planets; 10. Comets; 11. Planetary rings; 12. Extrasolar planets; 13. Planet formation; Appendices; References; Index.
Responsibility: Imke de Pater and Jack J. Lissauer.

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Reviews of the first edition: 'I am really impressed ... The book covers the important physical processes in all areas of planetary science. My favorite derivations are all there, along with the Read more...

 
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