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Convection in astrophysics

International Astronomical Union. Symposium

Convection in astrophysics

proceedings of the 239th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union held in Prague, Czech Republic, 21-25 August 2006

by International Astronomical Union. Symposium

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Convection (Astrophysics)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Friedrich Kupka, Ian Roxburgh and Kwing Chan.
    SeriesIAU symposium proceedings series -- no. 239., IAU symposium and colloquium proceedings series -- 239.
    ContributionsKupka, Friedrich., Roxburgh, Ian W., 1939-, Chan, K. L.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 524 p. :
    Number of Pages524
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20928974M
    ISBN 10052186349X
    ISBN 109780521863490
    OCLC/WorldCa144595805

      Astrophysics is the study of the physics of the universe. Various objects, such as stars, planets, and galaxies, are studied under the scope of astrophysics. Since astrophysics is a very broad subject, many disciplines of physics are typically applied. This Book Introduces The Subject Of Astrophysics To Honours And Post-Graduate Students Of Physics, Without The Necessity Of Their Being Familiar With All The Practical Details Of Modern Astronomical Techniques Of Observation And Deduction Of Data. The Emphasis Is On Showing How An Application Of The Commonly Known Laws Of Physics Gives Us Important Information About The Properties Of Reviews: 5.

    This is an important message for young scientists, who will find in this book some of the tools they will need to make future advances in astrophysics and geophysics."—Chris A. Jones, University of Leeds "I am certain that this book will prove to be extremely useful to students and professionals alike. Double diffusive convection, first recognized in the late s, has established its importance in the fields as diverse as geophysics, astrophysics, metallurgy, chemistry and obviously in the Author: Timour Radko.

    Astrophysics needs input of practically all sub-disciplines of physics and thus a course on astrophysics cannot be self-contained. However, the course should be accessible to students with just a general introduction to physics. Few sections of the text that are somewhat more advanced and that can be omitted are marked by stars. Introduction In astrophysics convection can occur in various settings. Convection in stars is ubiquitous. In stars of mass M! ¸ 2M fi (1 M fi ß 2 Theta 10 33 g is the mass of the sun.


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