Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics

Relativistic Magnetohydrodynamics

Code: 205293
ECTS: 0.0
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Lectures 15
Exercises 10
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Description:
Basic concepts of special and general relativity. Basics of relativistic magnetohydrodynamics. Basic concepts of stellar astrophysics. Supernovae and stellar collapse. Compact objects: white dwarfs, neutron stars, and black holes. Basics of accretion in astrophysics. Theory of accretion disks. Accretion onto black holes. Gamma-ray burst progenitors. Physics of relativistic jets. Astrophysical sources of gravitational radiation.
Literature:
  1. Kippenhahn, R. Weigert, H., Stellar Structure and Evolution. Second Edition, Springer-Verlag, Berlin (1991)
  2. Boettcher, M., Harris, D.E., Krawczynski, H., Relativistic Jets from Active Galactic Nuclei, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim (2012)
  3. C.W. Misner, K.S.Thorne, J.A.Wheeler, Gravitation. W.H. Freeman and Co., San Francisco, CA (1973)
  4. Frank, J., King, A. Raine, D., Accretion Power in Astrophysics. Second Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge (1992)
  5. Shapiro, S.L., Teukolsky, S.A., Black Holes, White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars. John Wiley and Sons, New York (1983)
  6. Punsly, B., Black Hole Gravitohydromagnetics, Springer Springer-Verlag, Berlin Heidelberg New York (2001)
1. semester
Astrofizika - izborni predmeti - Mandatory smjer - Astrophysics
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