Numerical Methods in Astrophysics: An Introduction [With CDROM]

Numerical Methods in Astrophysics An Introduction outlines various fundamental numerical methods that can solve gravitational dynamics, hydrodynamics, and radiation transport equations This resource indicates which methods are most suitable for particular problems, demonstrates what the accuracy requirements are in numerical simulations, and suggests ways to test for andNumerical Methods in Astrophysics An Introduction outlines various fundamental numerical methods that can solve gravitational dynamics, hydrodynamics, and radiation transport equations This resource indicates which methods are most suitable for particular problems, demonstrates what the accuracy requirements are in numerical simulations, and suggests ways to test for and reduce the inevitable negative effects After an introduction to the basic equations and derivations, the book focuses on practical applications of the numerical methods It explores hydrodynamic problems in one dimension, N body particle dynamics, smoothed particle hydrodynamics, and stellar structure and evolution The authors also examine advanced techniques in grid based hydrodynamics, evaluate the methods for calculating the gravitational forces in an astrophysical system, and discuss specific problems in grid based methods for radiation transfer The book incorporates brief user instructions and a CD ROM of the numerical codes, allowing readers to experiment with the codes to suit their own needs.With numerous examples and sample problems that cover a wide range of current research topics, this highly practical guide illustrates how to solve key astrophysics problems, providing a clear introduction for graduate and undergraduate students as well as researchers and professionals.
Numerical Methods in Astrophysics An Introduction With CDROM Numerical Methods in Astrophysics An Introduction outlines various fundamental numerical methods that can solve gravitational dynamics hydrodynamics and radiation transport equations This resource i

  • Title: Numerical Methods in Astrophysics: An Introduction [With CDROM]
  • Author: Peter H. Bodenheimer Gregory P. Laughlin Harold W. Yorke Michal Rozyczka
  • ISBN: 9780750308830
  • Page: 498
  • Format: Hardcover
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