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The Resource Astrophysics for physicists, Arnab Rai Choudhuri

Astrophysics for physicists, Arnab Rai Choudhuri

Label
Astrophysics for physicists
Title
Astrophysics for physicists
Statement of responsibility
Arnab Rai Choudhuri
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Designed for teaching astrophysics to physics students at advanced undergraduate or beginning graduate level, this textbook also provides an overview of astrophysics for astrophysics graduate students, before they delve into more specialized volumes. Assuming background knowledge at the level of a physics major, the textbook develops astrophysics from the basics without requiring any previous study in astronomy or astrophysics. Physical concepts, mathematical derivations and observational data are combined in a balanced way to provide a unified treatment. Topics such as general relativity and plasma physics, which are not usually covered in physics courses but used extensively in astrophysics, are developed from first principles. While the emphasis is on developing the fundamentals thoroughly, recent important discoveries are highlighted at every stage
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1956-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Choudhuri, Arnab Rai
Dewey number
523.01
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
QB461
LC item number
.C535 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Astrophysics
  • SCIENCE
  • Astrophysics
  • Astrophysik
Label
Astrophysics for physicists, Arnab Rai Choudhuri
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Interaction of radiation with matter -- Stellar astrophysics I : basic theoretical ideas and observational data -- Stellar astrophysics II : nucleosynthesis and other advanced topics -- End states of stellar collapse -- Our galaxy and its interstellar matter -- Elements of stellar dynamics -- Elements of plasma astrophysics -- Extragalactic astronomy -- The spacetime dynamics of the universe -- The thermal history of the universe -- Elements of tensors and general relativity -- Some applications of general relativity -- Relativistic cosmology -- Appendix A : Values of various quantities -- Appendix B : Astrophysics and the Nobel prize
Control code
642205334
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 471 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511681912
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)642205334
Label
Astrophysics for physicists, Arnab Rai Choudhuri
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Interaction of radiation with matter -- Stellar astrophysics I : basic theoretical ideas and observational data -- Stellar astrophysics II : nucleosynthesis and other advanced topics -- End states of stellar collapse -- Our galaxy and its interstellar matter -- Elements of stellar dynamics -- Elements of plasma astrophysics -- Extragalactic astronomy -- The spacetime dynamics of the universe -- The thermal history of the universe -- Elements of tensors and general relativity -- Some applications of general relativity -- Relativistic cosmology -- Appendix A : Values of various quantities -- Appendix B : Astrophysics and the Nobel prize
Control code
642205334
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 471 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780511681912
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)642205334

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