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Stellar structure, stellar evolution, compact stars, etc. ?

  1. Jul 4, 2009 #1

    nicksauce

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    What are the best books (upper undergraduate / beginning graduate) for stellar structure, stellar evolution, compact stars, etc. ?
     
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  3. Jul 4, 2009 #2

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    Re: Stars

    Did one buy the Carroll and Ostlie text?

    Donald Clayton authored an older classic on stellar astrophysics.

    A book by Hansen Kawaler and Trimble (2004) seems to be the current preference.

    One should browse the TOC's and Google books before deciding to purchase.

    See also this thread - https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=245428

    Consider this book Principles of stellar evolution and nucleosynthesis By Donald D. Clayton (1984)

    Stellar Interiors - Physical Principles, Structure, and Evolution (Hardcover)
    https://www.amazon.com/Stellar-Interiors-Principles-Structure-Evolution/dp/0387200894/
    by Carl J. Hansen, Steven D. Kawaler, Virginia Trimble
    http://www.springer.com/astronomy/book/978-0-387-20089-7?detailsPage=toc

    Compact stars By Norman K. Glendenning
    http://www.springer.com/astronomy/book/978-0-387-98977-8?detailsPage=toc
     
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  4. Jul 4, 2009 #3

    nicksauce

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    Re: Stars

    I do have Carroll and Ostlie, and I do love it, but I'd like to supplement it with something higher level. I'll check out the other ones you mentioned. Thanks!
     
  5. Jul 7, 2009 #4

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    Re: Stars

    Advanced Stellar Astrophysics by Rose?
     
  6. Jul 15, 2009 #5

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