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The Physics of Stars

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This study provides the reader with a concise but comprehensive account of how key aspects of stellar structure, evolution and nucleosynthesis can be understood in terms of basic physics. Beginning with the most elementary aspects, the volume progresses to more advanced physical ideas. To aid a thorough understanding, each chapter is complete with problems, hints for solutions being provided at the end. The result is a balanced treatment of both fundamental physics and astrophysics and the relationship between them. This updated edition features a chapter on helioseismology.

Product code: 9780471987987

ISBN 9780471987987
Dimensions (HxWxD in mm) H250xW172xS15
Series Manchester Physics Series
No. Of Pages 262
Publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc
Edition 2nd Edition
On Sale Date 23/03/1999
The Physics of Stars, Second Edition, is a concise introduction to the properties of stellar interiors and consequently the structure and evolution of stars. Strongly emphasising the basic physics, simple and uncomplicated theoretical models are used to illustrate clearly the connections between fundamental physics and stellar properties.