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Virtual Astrophysical Jets

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ISBN-10: 1402000928

ISBN-13: 9781402000928

Edition: 2004

Authors: Silvano Massaglia, Gianluigi Bodo, P. Rossi

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The peculiar and important characteristic of this book is to present numerical simulations and models of both stellar and extragalactic jets, together with review papers outlining the state-of-the-art of the observations of jets.In fact, other books on jets deal either with stellar jets or extragalactic jets separately but are lacking, until now, a more global view. The authors of these contributions are among the most active scientists in the field of theoretical interpretation of the astrophysical jets phenomenology.The book is intended for readers that are carrying out research in the fields of accretion and outflow phenomena in astrophysics, star formation, Active Galactic Nuclei,…    
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Book details

List price: $139.99
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 12/9/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 269
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Observational properties of jets in active galactic nuclei
AGN jet modeling : setting the stage
Interpreting the observations of Herbig-Haro jets
Virtual versus real jets : new clues from the Hubble space telescope
The origin of jets from young stars : steady state disk wind models confronted to observations
Steady and time-dependent MHD modelling of jets
The efficiency of the magnetic acceleration in relativistic jets
MHD outflows from hot coronae
Virtual jets : from self-similar to numerical solutions
MHD accretion-ejection flows
On the MHD acceleration of astrophysical jets
MHD simulations of Crab's jet and torus
The stability properties of astrophysical jets
How can jets survive MHD instabilities?
Stability of relativistic hydrodynamical planar jets : linear and nonlinear evolution of Kelvin-Helmholtz modes
Entrainment and deceleration of relativistic jets
MHD simulations of relativistic jets
Computation of x-ray blazar light curves using RHD simulations
Effects of the magnetic field on the H[alpha] emission from jets
Properties of knots in cooling stellar jets
Are astrophysical shear flows able to heat themselves?
Astrophysical jet simulations : comparing different numerical methods
Axisymmetric simulations of pulsar wind nebulae with a new central-type scheme for relativistic MHD
Simulating magnetized jets
Experiments and numerical simulations on the mid-term evolution of hypersonic jets
Jet propagation through irregular media and the impact of lobes on galaxy formation
Numerical simulations of the interaction of jets with the intracluster medium
Large scale simulations of the jet-IGM interaction
The environment of YSO jets