On the Angular-Momentum Transport in Spiral and Barred Galaxies

  • S. Von Linden
  • H. Lesch
  • F. Combes
Conference paper
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 209)

Abstract

The large-scale dynamics and evolution of disk galaxies is controlled by the angular-momentum transport provided by non-axisymmetric perturbances through their gravity torques. To continuously maintain such gravitational instabilities, the presence of the gas component and its dissipative character is essential.

Keywords

Angular Momentum Molecular Cloud Galactic Disk Gravitational Instability Disk Galaxy 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Von Linden
    • 1
  • H. Lesch
    • 2
  • F. Combes
    • 3
  1. 1.Landessternwarte, KönigstuhlHeidelbergGermany
  2. 2.UniversitätssternwarteMünchenGermany
  3. 3.DEMIRMObservatoire de ParisParisFrance

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