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Principles of Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis - D. D. Clayton

Principles of Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis

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Published: 1st January 1983
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Donald D. Clayton's "Principles of Stellar Evolution and Nucleosynthesis" remains the standard work on the subject, a popular textbook for students in astronomy and astrophysics and a rich sourcebook for researchers. The basic principles of physics as they apply to the origin and evolution of stars and physical processes of the stellar interior are thoroughly and systematically set out. Clayton's new preface, which includes commentary and selected references to the recent literature, reviews the most important research carried out since the book's original publication in 1968.

Preface - 1983
Preface - 1968
A Physical Introduction to the Stars
Thermodynamic State of the Stellar Interior
Energy Transport in the Stellar Interior
Thermonuclear Reaction Rates
Major Nuclear Burning Stages in Stellar Evolution
Calculation of Stellar Structure
Synthesis of the Heavy Elements
Index
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ISBN: 9780226109534
ISBN-10: 0226109534
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 634
Published: 1st January 1983
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 16.5  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.91
Edition Type: New edition