Astrophysical Hydrodynamics. An Introduction. 2nd Edition

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  • Book
  • 472 Pages
  • John Wiley and Sons Ltd
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STEVEN N. SHORE is Professor at Osservatorio Astrofisico di Arcetri, University of Pisa. Prior Assignments included Indiana University, University of Notre Dame, Arizona State University and Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland, where he continues to serve as an astrophysicist.

He is the author of The Tapestry of Modern Astrophysics and prominent member of NASA teams for the Hubble Space Telescope missions. He has been honored with awards from NASA for work on Hubble High Resolution Spectrograph, and by Goddard Space Flight Center, Maryland.

This latest edition of the proven and comprehensive treatment on the topic –– from the bestselling author of "Tapestry of Modern Astrophysics" –– has been updated and revised to reflect the newest research results. This is an indispensable theoretical backup for studies on celestial body formation and astrophysics. Exercises are included.

From the contents:

The Equations of Fluid Motion

Viscosity and Diffusion

Vorticity and Radiation

Shocks

Similarity Methods

Magnetic Fields in Astrophysics

Turbulence

Outflows and Accretion

Instabilities

Diagnosis of Astrophysical Flows

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The Equations of Fluid Motion

Viscosity and Diffusion

Vorticity and Radiation

Shocks

Similarity Methods

Magnetic Fields in Astrophysics

Turbulence

Outflows and Accretion

Instabilities

Diagnosis of Astrophysical Flows

Appendices
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