3d Stellar Evolution: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Department of Applied Sciences, University of California, Davis, Livermore, California, USA, 22-26-July 2002

3d Stellar Evolution: Proceedings of a Conference Held at the Department of Applied Sciences, University of California, Davis, Livermore, California, USA, 22-26-July 2002

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ISBN-13: 9781583811405
Publisher: Astronomical Society of the Pacific, The
Publication date: 01/28/2003
Series: Astronomical Society of the Pacific Conf
Pages: 341

Table of Contents

Prefaceix
List of Participantsxi
Part 1.Algorithms
Djehuty. A Code for Modeling Stars in Three Dimensions1
Prospects for Djehuty15
The FLASH code: From Design to Applications22
A Fictitious Cartesian Grid Technique for the Simulation of 3D Meridional Circulation in Stars25
A New Model for Penetrative Convection in the Anelastic Approximation34
Nuclear Reaction Networks Ready to Use in 3D Stellar Evolution41
3-D Simulations of Turbulent Compressible Stellar Convection45
Hydrodynamical Simulations of Convection Using 2D VULCAN64
Portent of Heine's Reciprocal Square Root Identity70
Part 2.Binary Stars
Contact Binaries76
Quasistatic Evolution of Binary Neutron Star Systems Before Merging88
Magnetic Dynamos in Common-Envelope Evolution100
Mass Transfer in Eccentric Binary Stars110
Images of Active Mass Transfer in Direct Impact Close Binary Systems120
Perturbations to Stellar Structure in 2D: Stellar Rotation and Heating in X-ray Binaries125
Part 3.Convection
Solar Turbulence and Magnetism Studied Within a Rotating Convective Spherical Shell134
3D Anelastic Simulations of Convection in Massive Stars147
Boundary Conditions on Stellar Convection157
Numerical Study of Rotating Convection168
Enabling Progress on AGB Star Evolution and Nucleosynthesis180
On the Controversy over the Oxygen Abundances of the Oldest Stars190
Radiative transfer in 3D model stellar atmospheres197
Radiative Transfer with Very Few Wavelenghts209
What does the Unexpected Detection of Water Vapor in Arcturus' Atmosphere Tell us?214
Radiative Hydrodynamical Simulations of Granulation in the Sun at Different Stages Along the Evolutionary Track221
Simulations of Near-Surface Solar Magnetoconvection Within Localized Spherical Segments229
Part 4.Rotation
Stellar Surface Differential Rotation from Doppler Imaging235
On the Internal Rotation of Early-Type Stars: Do They Have a Rapidly Rotating Core?246
Part 5.Pulsations
Helioseismic Estimates of Solar Structure and Dynamics250
Constraints on Stellar Interior Physics from Oscillations262
The Search for the Solar Core Dynamics with SoHO/GOLF276
Bump Cepheids and the Stellar Mass-Luminosity Relation285
Part 6.Explosive Events
The Inherent Asymmetry of Core-Collapse Supernovae290
Angular Momentum Transport During Type I X-Ray Bursts298
Explosive Instability of Prominence Flux Ropes306
The He flash in Ultra Metal-Poor Low-Mass Stars314
Relativistic Jets from Collapsars: Gamma-Ray Bursts321
Investigations of Pointwise Ignition of Helium Deflagrations on Neutron Stars329
Subject Index337
Object Index339
Author Index340

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