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The Resource High-Energy-Density Physics : Foundation of Inertial Fusion and Experimental Astrophysics, by R Paul Drake, (electronic book)

High-Energy-Density Physics : Foundation of Inertial Fusion and Experimental Astrophysics, by R Paul Drake, (electronic book)

Label
High-Energy-Density Physics : Foundation of Inertial Fusion and Experimental Astrophysics
Title
High-Energy-Density Physics
Title remainder
Foundation of Inertial Fusion and Experimental Astrophysics
Statement of responsibility
by R Paul Drake
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The raw numbers of high-energy-density physics are amazing: shock waves at hundreds of km/s (approaching a million km per hour), temperatures of millions of degrees, and pressures that exceed 100 million atmospheres. This title surveys the production of high-energy-density conditions, the fundamental plasma and hydrodynamic models that can describe them and the problem of scaling from the laboratory to the cosmos. Connections to astrophysics are discussed throughout. The book is intended to support coursework in high-energy-density physics, to meet the needs of new researchers in this field, and also to serve as a useful reference on the fundamentals. Specifically the book has been designed to enable academics in physics, astrophysics, applied physics and engineering departments to provide in a single-course, an introduction to fluid mechanics and radiative transfer, with dramatic applications in the field of high-energy-density systems. This second edition includes pedagogic improvements to the presentation throughout and additional material on equations of state, heat waves, and ionization fronts, as well as problem sets accompanied by solutions
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Cataloging source
AZU
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Drake, R. Paul
Dewey number
530.4/4
Index
no index present
LC call number
QC170-197
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Graduate Texts in Physics,
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  • Physics
  • Astrophysics
  • Atoms
  • Matter
  • Plasma (Ionized gases)
  • Electric power production
Label
High-Energy-Density Physics : Foundation of Inertial Fusion and Experimental Astrophysics, by R Paul Drake, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to High-Energy-Density Physics -- Descriptions of Fluids and Plasmas -- Properties of High-Energy-Density Plasmas -- Shocks and Rarefactions -- Hydrodynamic Instabilities -- Radiative Transfer -- Radiation Hydrodynamics -- Creating High-Energy-Density Conditions -- Inertial Confinement Fusion -- Experimental Astrophysics -- Relativistic High-Energy-Density Systems -- Appendix A: Constants, Acronyms, and Standard Variables -- Appendix B: Sample Mathematica Code -- Appendix C: List of the Homework Problems and Solutions to Selected Problems
Control code
SPR1021190790
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed. 2018.
Extent
1 online resource (XXIII, 658 p. 230 illus., 2 illus. in color.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319677101
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-67711-8
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1021190790
  • (OCoLC)1021190790
Label
High-Energy-Density Physics : Foundation of Inertial Fusion and Experimental Astrophysics, by R Paul Drake, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction to High-Energy-Density Physics -- Descriptions of Fluids and Plasmas -- Properties of High-Energy-Density Plasmas -- Shocks and Rarefactions -- Hydrodynamic Instabilities -- Radiative Transfer -- Radiation Hydrodynamics -- Creating High-Energy-Density Conditions -- Inertial Confinement Fusion -- Experimental Astrophysics -- Relativistic High-Energy-Density Systems -- Appendix A: Constants, Acronyms, and Standard Variables -- Appendix B: Sample Mathematica Code -- Appendix C: List of the Homework Problems and Solutions to Selected Problems
Control code
SPR1021190790
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd ed. 2018.
Extent
1 online resource (XXIII, 658 p. 230 illus., 2 illus. in color.)
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
online
Isbn
9783319677101
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-3-319-67711-8
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • on1021190790
  • (OCoLC)1021190790

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