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Module Reading List

Advanced Astrophysical Fluid Dynamics, 2017/18, Semester 2
Dr Adrian Barker
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

There is no one book that covers all the material of the course, though there are many books covering various aspects.

For classical fluid dynamics, particularly for revising material that you have already met, I recommend:

Three very readable, non-technical, introductions to some of the most important ideas in astrophysics are:

Two classic texts on magnetohydrodynamics (MHD) are:

A more recent book on MHD is:

Five good books that cover a lot of the material in the course, though necessarily not always in detail, are:

This list was last updated on 12/01/2016