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Hydrodynamics and Stellar Winds: An Introduction (Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics)
 
 

Hydrodynamics and Stellar Winds: An Introduction (Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics) [Kindle Edition]

Walter J. Maciel

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Introduces hydrodynamics to undergraduate students in physics and astrophysics.Stellar winds are a common phenomenon in the life of stars, from the dwarfs like the Sun to the red giants and hot supergiants, constituting one of the basic aspects of modern astrophysics. Stellar winds are a hydrodynamic phenomenon in which circumstellar gases expand towards the interstellar medium. This book presents an elementary introduction to the fundamentals of hydrodynamics with an application to the study of stellar winds. The principles of hydrodynamics have many other applications, so that the book can be used as an introduction to hydrodynamics for students of physics, astrophysics and other related areas.

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Stellar winds are a common phenomenon in the life of stars, from the dwarfs like the Sun to the red giants and hot supergiants, constituting one of the basic aspects of modern astrophysics. Stellar winds are a hydrodynamic phenomenon in which circumstellar gases expand towards the interstellar medium. This book presents an elementary introduction to the fundamentals of hydrodynamics with an application to the study of stellar winds. The principles of hydrodynamics have many other applications, so that the book can be used as an introduction to hydrodynamics for students of physics, astrophysics and other related areas.


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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 2420 KB
  • Print Length: 178 pages
  • Publisher: Springer International Publishing; 1 edition (11 Feb 2014)
  • Sold by: Amazon Media EU S.à r.l.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B00IE1ZOQM
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