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Author Peraiah, Annamaneni, 1937-
Title An introduction to radiative transfer : methods and applications in astrophysics / Annamaneni Peraiah.
Imprint Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Author Peraiah, Annamaneni, 1937-
Subject Radiative transfer.
Stars -- Radiation.
Description 1 online resource (xii, 480 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Print version record.
Contents Ch. 1. Definitions of fundamental quantities of the radiation field -- Ch. 2. The equation of radiative transfer -- Ch. 3. Methods of solution of the transfer equation -- Ch. 4. Two-point boundary problems -- Ch. 5. Principle of invariance -- Ch. 6. Discrete space theory -- Ch. 7. Transfer equation in moving media: the observer frame -- Ch. 8. Radiative transfer equation in the comoving frame -- Ch. 9. Escape probability methods -- Ch. 10. Operator perturbation methods -- Ch. 11. Polarization -- Ch. 12. Polarization in magnetic media -- Ch. 13. Multi-dimensional radiative transfer.
Summary Astrophysicists have developed several very different methodologies for solving the radiative transfer equation. An Introduction to Radiative Transfer presents these techniques as applied to stellar atmospheres, planetary nebulae, and other objects with similar geometrical and physical conditions.
ISBN 0511017073 (electronic bk.)
9780511017070 (electronic bk.)
0511034016 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780511034015 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
051115531X
9780511155314
9781139164474 (electronic bk.)
1139164473 (electronic bk.)
9780511049255 (electronic bk.)
0511049250 (electronic bk.)
0521770017
0521779898 (pb.)
9780521770019
9780521779890
OCLC # 51224726
Additional Format Print version: Peraiah, Annamaneni, 1937- Introduction to radiative transfer. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2002 0521770017 (DLC) 2001025557 (OCoLC)46402127



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