An Introduction to the Evolution of Single and Binary Stars

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ISBN: 978-1-4419-9990-0 (Print) 978-1-4419-9991-7 (Online)

Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Measuring Stars

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 3-12

      Classifying and Describing Stars

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 13-28

      Introduction to Binary Systems

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 29-43

      Measuring Other Stellar Properties

  3. Equations and Processes

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 45-45

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 47-61

      Stellar Evolution Equations

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-75

      Gas and Radiation Pressures

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 77-90

      Radiative Transfer and Stellar Atmospheres

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 91-103

      Nuclear Processes

  4. Stellar Models

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 105-105

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 107-118

      Simple Stellar Models

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 119-131

      Stability

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 133-146

      Stellar Birth

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      Pages 147-162

      Main Sequence Structure

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 163-178

      Compact Remnants

  5. Dynamical Systems

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 179-179

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 181-195

      Binary Evolution

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      Pages 197-211

      Star Cluster Dynamics

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      Pages 213-221

      Dynamical Evolution of Binaries

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 223-262