Astrophysics Through Computation: With Mathematica(r) Support

Brian Koberlein (Author) David Meisel (Author)
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Description

This new text surveys a series of fundamental problems in astrophysics, both analytically and computationally for advanced students in physics and astrophysics. The contents are supported by over 110 class-tested Mathematica notebooks, allowing rigorous solutions to be explored in a visually engaging way. Topics covered include many classical and historically interesting problems, enabling the students to appreciate the mathematical and scientific challenges that were overcome in the subject's development. The text also shows the advantages and disadvantages of using analytical and computational methods. It will serve students, professionals, and capable amateurs to master the quantitative details of modern astrophysics and the computational aspects of their research projects.

Product Details

Price
$82.00
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publish Date
August 15, 2013
Pages
384
Dimensions
8.2 X 1.0 X 10.0 inches | 2.8 pounds
Language
English
Type
Hardcover
EAN/UPC
9781107010741
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About the Author

Brian Koberlein is Senior Lecturer in Physics and Astronomy at the Rochester Institute of Technology.
David Meisel is Distinguished Professor of Physics and Astronomy at the State University of New York, Geneseo.