Structure formation in astrophysics [E-Book] / edited by Gilles Chabrier.
Chabrier, Gilles, (editor)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2009
1 online resource (x, 444 pages)
englisch
9780521887793
9780511575198
9780521182744
Cambridge contemporary astrophysics
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Table of Contents:
  • The physics of turbulence /
  • E. Lévêque
  • The numerical simulation of turbulence /
  • W. Schmidt
  • Numerical methods for radiation magnetohydrodynamics in astrophysics /
  • R. Klein and J. Stone
  • The role of jets in the formation of planets, stars and galaxies /
  • R.E. Pudritz, R. Banerjee and R. Ouyed
  • Advanced numerical methods in astrophysical fluid dynamics /
  • A. Hujeirat and F. Heitsch
  • New frontiers in cosmology and galaxy formation : challenges for the future /
  • R. Ellis and J. Silk
  • Galaxy formation physics /
  • T. Abel, G. Bryan and R. Teyssier
  • First stars : formation, evolution and feedback effects /
  • V. Bromm, A. Ferrara and A. Heger
  • Diffuse interstellar medium and the formation of molecular clouds /
  • P. Hennebelle, M.-M Mac Low and E. Vazquez-Semadeni
  • The formation of distributed and clustered stars in molecular clouds /
  • S.T. Megeath, Z.-Y. Li and Å. Nordlund
  • The formation and evolution of prestellar cores /
  • P. André, S. Basu and S. Inutsuka
  • Models for the formation of massive stars /
  • M.R. Krumholz and I.A. Bonnell
  • Observational properties of disks and young stellar objects /
  • G. Duchene [and others]
  • Structure and dynamics of protoplanetary disks /
  • C.P. Dullemond, R.H. Durisen and J.C.B. Papaloizou
  • Planet formation and evolution : theory and observations /
  • Y. Alibert [and others]
  • Planet formation : assembling the puzzle /
  • G. Wurm and T. Guillot
  • Open issues in small- and large-scale structure formation /
  • R.S. Klessen and M.-M. Mac Low
  • A final word /
  • E.E. Salpeter.