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PHYS2150
Module Reading List

Stellar Structure and Evolution, 2019/20, Semester 1
Prof. R. Oudmaijer
r.d.oudmaijer@leeds.ac.uk
Tutor information is taken from the Module Catalogue

The required textbooks for this course are:

 

E. Bohm-Vitense, Introduction to Stellar Astrophysics Vol. 3 Stellar Structure and Evolution, Cambridge University Press 1992.  

R. J. Tayler, The Stars: their structure and evolution, 2nd ed. Cambridge University Press, 1994.  

Tayler, R. J., (1994) Chapter 3 - The equations of Stellar Structure. FROM: Tayler, R. J., The stars their structure and evolution, 2nd edition. pp.47-80. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [34] | 9780521458856 available as an online course reading in Minerva

Bohm-Vitense, Erika, (1992) Chapter 8 - Energy generation in stars. FROM: Bohm-Vitense, Erika, Introduction to stellar astrophysics . pp.86-106. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [21] | 9780521348713 | Available as an online course reading in Minerva

Prialnik, Dina, (2000) Chapter 8 - The evolution of stars: a detailed picture. FROM: Prialnik, Dina, An introduction to the theory of stellar structure and evolution . pp.131-175. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [45] | 9780521659376 | Available as an online course reading in Minerva

Ryan, Sean, (2010) Chapter 7: Supernovae, neutron stars and black holes. FROM: Ryan, Sean, Stellar evolution and nucleosynthesis. pp.150-175. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [26] | 9780521133203 | Available as an online course reading in Minerva

Karttunen, Hannu, (2007) Chapters 4: Photometric concepts and magnitudes. FROM: Karttunen, Hannu, Fundamental astronomy , 5th edition. pp.83-93. Berlin: Springer. [11] | 9783540341437 | Available as an online course reading in Minerva

Kutner, M, (2003) Chapter 9: The main sequence. FROM: Kutner, M, Astronomy a physical perspective. pp.157-176. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [20] | 9780521821964 | Available as an online course reading in Minerva

Kutner, M, (2003) Chapter 10: Stellar old age. FROM: Kutner, M, Astronomy a physical perspective. pp.177-191. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [15] | 9780521821964 | Available as an online course reading in Minerva

Kutner, M, (2003) Chapter 12: Evolution in close binaries. FROM: Kutner, M, Astronomy a physical perspective. pp.209-220. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [12] | 9780521821964 | Available as an online course reading in Minerva

Karttunen, Hannu, (2007) Chapters 10: Stellar structure. FROM: Karttunen, Hannu, Fundamental astronomy , 5th edition. pp.229-242. Berlin: Springer. [14] | 9783540341437 | Available as an online course reading in Minerva

Karttunen, Hannu, (2007) Chapters 11: Stellar evolution. FROM: Karttunen, Hannu, Fundamental astronomy , 5th edition. pp.243-261. Berlin: Springer. [19] | 9783540341437 | Available as an online course reading in Minerva

This list was last updated on 03/08/2017