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Theoretical astrophysics; an introduction.

9783527410040

Theoretical astrophysics; an introduction.

Bartelmann, Matthias.

Wiley-VCH

2013

320 pages

$110.00

QB461

Bartelmann (theoretical astrophysics, U. of Heidelberg, Germany) presents a textbook for students who have a reasonably complete knowledge of the material usually taught in the introductory courses on theoretical physics, among them classical mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, and thermodynamics. Building on that foundation, he adds material typically not covered in such courses but required for research in theoretical astrophysics. In particular, he extends the field to include radiation processes, hydrodynamics, plasma physics and magneto-hydrodynamics, and stellar dynamics. The high-quality binding should last through the book's second career as a reference.

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