By Michael J. Thompson
This publication offers an advent for graduate scholars and complicated undergraduate scholars to the sector of astrophysical fluid dynamics. even supposing occasionally neglected, fluid dynamical strategies play a principal function in nearly all parts of astrophysics. No past wisdom of fluid dynamics is believed. After developing the elemental equations of fluid dynamics and the physics appropriate to an astrophysical software, quite a few issues within the box are addressed. there's additionally a bankruptcy introducing the reader to numerical equipment. Appendices checklist priceless actual constants and astronomical amounts, and supply convenient reference fabric on Cartesian tensors, vector calculus in polar coordinates, self-adjoint eigenvalue difficulties and JWKB thought.
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An Introduction to Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics by Michael J. Thompson