Radiation Hydrodynamics

Radiation Hydrodynamics

by John I. Castor



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521833097
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/15/2004
Pages: 355
Product dimensions: 6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.94(d)

About the Author

John Castor is a physicist at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, CA.

Table of Contents

List of figures; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. A quick review of gas dynamics; 3. Numerical hydrodynamics; 4. Description of radiation; 5. Steady-state transfer; 6. The comoving-frame picture; 7. Hydrodynamics with radiation: waves and stability; 8. Radiation-matter interactions; 9. Spectral line transport; 10. Refraction and polarized light; 11. Numerical techniques for radiation transport; 12. Examples; References; Index.

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