This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. In astrophysical terms, our sun will at that point be a stable white dwarf. However, a great book and a classic read for Radiative transfer enthusiasts. You can write a book review and share your experiences. Reviewed in the United States on July 27, 2016. Start by marking “Radiative Transfer” as Want to Read: Error rating book. Just one of its kind! Radiation transfer has been investigated as a phenomenon of astrophysics, and it has attained wider interest because of similar problems in the theory of neutron diffusion. This book by a Nobel Laureate provides the foundation for analysis of stellar atmospheres, planetary illumination, and sky radiation. I bought this text following the completion of an undergraduate research project using Monte Carlo methods to simulate radiative transfer in binary stars. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Refresh and try again. radiative transfer (e.g. The material only appears daunting on first acquaintance, but one finds that once the going gets rough, the author's methods are often the only way to make some real progress. Rent and save from the world's largest eBookstore. However, the basic equa-tions and theory presented in this article allow the reader to cope with more specific scientific articles addressing radiative transfer, remote sensing, engineering, and bio- Chandrasekhar's name will always be associated with the Chandrasekhar Limit, the figure of 1.44 solar masses, the minimal mass above which a dying star will collapse into a black hole following a supernova. Reviewed in the United States on February 1, 2015, Very concise, straightforward and interesting introduction to radiative transfert, Reviewed in the United States on June 22, 2014. Chandrasekhar presents the subject of radiative transfer in plane-parallel atmosphere as a branch of mathematical physics, with its own characteristic methods and techniques. There was an error retrieving your Wish Lists. Very deep insight in radiative transfer from the "pre-computer time". I would have liked the author, if he were to reincarnate, to solve the inverse problem in his elegant way. People on Earth need not be bothered anticipating such drama: for us, when the sun dies, the lights will just go out. Does this book contain inappropriate content? Reviewed in the United States on June 27, 2017. It may takes up to 1-5 minutes before you received it. Learn more. Radiation transfer has been investigated as a phenomenon of astrophysics, and it has attained wider interest because of similar problems in the theory of neutron diffusion. This book by a Nobel Laureate provides the foundation for analysis of stellar atmospheres, planetary illumination, and sky radiation. Radiative Transfer (Dover Books on Physics) - Kindle edition by Chandrasekhar, Subrahmanyan. Reviewed in the United States on November 11, 2019. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. We’d love your help. He begins with a formulation and analysis of fundamental problems. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. Carl Sagan, Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. This book by a Nobel Laureate provides the foundation for analysis of stellar atmospheres, planetary illumination, and sky radiation. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Radiative Transfer book. This book is about the structure of astronomical objects such as planets and stars and the associated mathematics used. This book takes the direct problem as far as it could be taken. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Chandrasekhar's books, published by Dover, are: An Introduction to the Theory of Stellar Structure, 1967; Hydrodynamic and Hydromagnetic Stability, 1981; Principles of Stellar Dynamics, 2005; Ellipsoidal Figures of Equilibrium, 1987; and Radiative Transfer, 1960. After this project, I found myself wanting to know more of the theory and this book did not disappoint. S. Chandrasekhar Radiative Transfer Dover Publications Inc. 1960 Acrobat 7 Pdf 15.7 Mb. Redemption links and eBooks cannot be resold. The math are not easy, but it's woth the effort! Be the first to ask a question about Radiative Transfer. Definitive guide to background theory, even though methods may be outdated. Written in an older style (the original was published ~1950) with a lot of mathematical detail the typesetting is of an older style. Admittedly his favorite work among his contributions to Theoretical Astronomy. A pioneering text and original research of Chandra. We've got you covered with the buzziest new releases of the day. NASA's Chandra X-Ray Observatory is named for him (, Dover Books on Intermediate and Advanced Mathematics, Dover classics of science and mathematics, illustrated, unabridged, reprint, revised. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Critical Acclaim for Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar:"Any new fact or insight that I may have found has not seemed to me as a 'discovery' of mine, but rather something that had always been there and that I had chanced to pick up. This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. This text tackles topics such as the transfer equation, scattering in both Cartesian and Spherical coordinate systems, and applied problems of radiative transfer,etc. It's a classic. This item: Radiative Transfer by S. Chandrasekhar Paperback $19.95 Hydrodynamic and Hydromagnetic Stability (International Series of Monographs on Physics) by S. 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Chandrasekhar (1910–95) was a Professor of Physics at the University of Chicago and a co-recipient of the 1983 Nobel Prize for Physics. It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. There's a problem loading this menu right now. Suitable for students and professionals in physics, nuclear physics, astrophysics, and atmospheric studies. 1950 edition. Radiation transfer has been investigated as a phenomenon of astrophysics, and it has attained wider interest because of similar problemsВ in the theory of neutron diffusion.В Suitable for students and professionals in physics, nuclear physics, astrophysics, and atmospheric studies.