Dynamic Sun

Dynamic Sun

by B. N. Dwivedi, E. N. Parker
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521038081

ISBN-13: 9780521038089

Pub. Date: 04/28/2007

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

With a foreword by eminent astrophysicist Eugene Parker, the twenty chapters of this book are all fully illustrated and have comprehensive reference lists. The book covers all major topics in solar physics, and is suitable for graduate students and researchers in solar physics, astrophysics, and astronomy.  See more details below

Overview

With a foreword by eminent astrophysicist Eugene Parker, the twenty chapters of this book are all fully illustrated and have comprehensive reference lists. The book covers all major topics in solar physics, and is suitable for graduate students and researchers in solar physics, astrophysics, and astronomy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521038089
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
04/28/2007
Pages:
464
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
1Dynamic Sun: an introduction1
2Solar models: structure, neutrinos and helioseismological properties8
3Seismic Sun36
4Rotation of the solar interior55
5Helioseismic tomography78
6The solar dynamo as a model of the solar cycle103
7Spectro-polarimetry128
8Solar photosphere and convection148
9The dynamics of the quiet solar chromosphere165
10Heating of the solar chromosphere181
11The solar transition region196
12Solar Magnetohydrodynamics217
13Solar activity238
14Particle acceleration262
15Radio observations of explosive energy releases on the Sun288
16Coronal oscillations314
17Probing the Sun's hot corona335
18Vacuum-ultraviolet emission line diagnostics for solar plasmas353
19Solar wind374
20Solar observing facilities403
References432
Index435

Read More

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >