Relativistic astrophysics of the transient universe : gravitation, hydrodynamics and radiation [E-Book] / Maurice H.P.M. Van Putten, Korea Institute for Advanced Study, Amir Levinson, Tel Aviv University.
Van Putten, Maurice H. P. M., (author)
Levinson, Amir, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
1 online resource (xx, 333 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • Machine generated contents note: 1. A zoo of astrophysical transient sources; 2. Electromagnetic radiation processes; 3. Curved space time and gravitational waves; 4. Hadronic processes and neutrino emissions; 5. Relativistic fluid dynamics; 6. Winds and jets; 7. Relativistic shock waves; 8. Relativistic blast waves; 9. Accretion disks and tori; 10. Entropic attraction in black hole binaries; 11. Transient sources from rotating black holes; 12. Searching for long bursts in gravitational waves; 13. Epilogue: the multimessenger transient universe; Index.