Stellar Rotation: Proceedings of the IAU Colloquium held at the Ohio State University, Columbus, O., U.S.A., September 8-11, 1969 / Edition 1

Stellar Rotation: Proceedings of the IAU Colloquium held at the Ohio State University, Columbus, O., U.S.A., September 8-11, 1969 / Edition 1

by A. Slettebak

ISBN-10: 9027701563

ISBN-13: 9789027701565

Pub. Date: 07/28/1970

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

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Table of Contents

I / The Effects of Rotation on Stellar Interiors and Evolution.- Observed Rotational Velocities of Single Stars (Review Paper).- Rotation and Stellar Interiors (Review Paper).- A Simple Method for the Solution of the Stellar Structure Equations Including Rotation and Tidal Forces.- The Interaction of Rotation with Convection.- Rotational Perturbation of a Radial Oscillation in a Gaseous Star.- Rotational Velocities of Evolved A and F Stars.- Rotation and Evolution of Be Stars.- Evolution of a Rotating Star of Nine Solar Masses.- Evolution of Rapidly Rotating B-Type Stars.- On the Loss of Angular Momentum from Stars in the Pre-Main Sequence Phase.- II / The Effects of Rotation on Stellar Atmospheres.- The Effects of Rotation on the Atmospheres of Early-Type Main-Sequence Stars (Review Paper).- On the Effect of Rotation on Stellar Absorption Lines.- Observations of Stellar Rotation and Line Strengths for OB Stars.- Rotating Stellar Atmospheres and the Energy Distribution of Altair.- Rotation and Macroturbulence in Supergiant Stars.- III / Stellar Rotation in Binaries, Clusters, and Special Objects.- Statistics of Stellar Rotation.- Rotation in Close Binaries (Review Paper).- Fission and the Origin of Binary Stars.- Structure of Close Binaries. I: Polytropes.- Rotational Correlation in Binary Stars.- The Rotation of the Main-Sequence Components of Algol-Type Semi-Detached Eclipsing Binaries.- Binary Orbit Perturbations and the Rotational Angular Momentum of Stellar Interiors.- Stellar Rotation in Open Clusters (Review Paper).- Calibration of Intermediate-Band Photometric Parameters and V Sin i Effects.- Maxwellian Distributions for Stellar Rotations.- On the Rotation of A-Type Stars.- A Statistical Treatment of the Stellar Rotational Velocities which Considers the Break-up Limit.- On the UV Cet-Type Star Rotation.- The Rotation of the Ap Stars from the Point of View of the Rigid Rotator Model.- On the Theory of Rotating Magnetic Stars.- Magnetic Braking and the Oblique Rotator Model.- Significance of Time Variations in the Be Phenomenon.- The Rotation of the Be Star— Cas.- IV / The Rotation of the Sun.- The Rotation of the Sun (Review Paper).- On the Equatorial Acceleration of the Sun.- Spectroscopic Observations of Differential Rotation with Height in the Solar Envelope.- Spin Down of Boussinesq Fluid in the Circular Cylinder, as a Simulation of the Solar Spin-Down Procedure.- Thermal Stability of Nonspherical Stars and the Solar Oblateness Problem.- Differential Rotation in the Solar Interior.- Solar Oblateness and Differentially Rotating Polytropes.

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