The acceleration of high energy particles; Part IV. The third edition has been completely rewritten, consolidating the previous editions into one volume. Welcome to the resources site Here you will find free-of-charge online materials to accompany this book. It is very up to date and synoptically covers the whole field of high-energy astrophysics. Description Providing students with an in-depth account of the astrophysics of high energy phenomena in the Universe, the third edition of this well-established textbook is ideal for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in high energy astrophysics.
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Special emphasis is given to the underlying physical principles of high energy astrophysics, helping students understand the essential physics. The third edition has been completely rewritten, consolidating the previous astrophysicw into one volume.
High Energy Astrophysics
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This cannot be undone. Table of contents Part I. The dynamics of charged particles in magnetic fields 8. The acceleration of high energy particles; Part IV.
It is written in the clear, lucid style that characterizes Professor Longair's monographs and displays an admirable balance between breadth and depth. Aspects of plasma physics and magnetohydrodynamics; Part III.
High Energy Astrophysics
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Instructors have used or reviewed this title for astrophyysics following courses Astrophysics IV: LongairUniversity of Cambridge Malcolm S. Longair Cambridge University PressFeb 3, - Science - pages 0 Reviews Providing students with an in-depth account of the astrophysics of high energy phenomena in the Universe, the third edition of this well-established textbook is ideal for advanced undergraduate and beginning graduate courses in high energy astrophysics.
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To gain access to locked resources you either need first to sign in or register for an account. Building on the concepts and techniques taught in standard undergraduate courses, this textbook provides the astronomical and astrophysical background for students to explore more advanced topics.