By Kevin Heng
The research of exoplanetary atmospheres—that is, of planets orbiting stars past our sun system—may be our greatest wish for locating existence in other places within the universe. This dynamic, interdisciplinary box calls for practitioners to use wisdom from atmospheric and weather technological know-how, astronomy and astrophysics, chemistry, geology and geophysics, planetary technological know-how, or even biology. Exoplanetary Atmospheres presents a vital advent to the theoretical foundations of this state of the art new science.
Exoplanetary Atmospheres covers the physics of radiation, fluid dynamics, atmospheric chemistry, and atmospheric break out. It attracts on easy analytical types to assist studying, and contours a wealth of challenge units, a few of that are open-ended. This authoritative and available graduate textbook makes use of a coherent and self-consistent set of notation and definitions all through, and in addition contains appendixes containing invaluable formulae in thermodynamics and vector calculus in addition to chosen Python scripts.
Exoplanetary Atmospheres prepares PhD scholars for study careers within the box, and is perfect for self-study in addition to to be used in a path setting.
- The first graduate textbook at the idea of exoplanetary atmospheres
- Unifies wisdom from atmospheric and weather technology, astronomy and astrophysics, chemistry, planetary technological know-how, and more
- Covers radiative move, fluid dynamics, atmospheric chemistry, and atmospheric escape
- Provides easy analytical types and a wealth of challenge sets
- Includes appendixes on thermodynamics, vector calculus, tabulated Gibbs loose energies, and Python scripts
- Solutions guide (available purely to professors)
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Exoplanetary Atmospheres: Theoretical Concepts and Foundations (Princeton Series in Astrophysics) by Kevin Heng