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The Use of Supercomputers in Stellar Dynamics: Proceedings of a Workshop Held at the Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, USA, June 2–4, 1986 [Lecture Notes in Physics 267] by  eds Piet Hut & Stephen L. W. McMillan - First Edition, First Printing - 1986 - from Uncommon Works, IOBA (SKU: 778)

The Use of Supercomputers in Stellar Dynamics: Proceedings of a Workshop Held at the Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, USA, June 2–4, 1986 [Lecture Notes in Physics 267]

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The Use of Supercomputers in Stellar Dynamics: Proceedings of a Workshop Held at the Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, USA, June 2–4, 1986 [Lecture Notes in Physics 267]

by Piet Hut & Stephen L. W. McMillan, eds

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3540171967
ISBN 13
9783540171966
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Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 1986. First Edition, First Printing. Cloth. Near fine/none as issued. About fine, first edition, first printing. Brown, mustard and white cloth boards. Binding is sturdy, square and tight. Previous owner's name stamped neatly on top edge, top front corner bumped, otherwise as new. No dust jacket as issued. Illustrated with formulas, b/w photos, graphs, and drawings. xi, 240 [2] pp. Octavo, 6 1/2 x 9 3/4 inches tall. Disc galaxy dynamics on the computer, Sellwood, J. A.; Star cluster dynamics: Mathematical models, Heggie, D. C.; Models of hot stellar systems, Albada, T. S.; Supercomputers and large cosmological N-body simulations, Efstathiou, G.; Modelling stellar dynamical systems on the CRAY-1S and the CDC Cyber 205, James, R. A.; Programming the ETA10 for large problems in stellar dynamics, Arnold, Clifford N.; The architecture of a homogeneous vector supercomputer, Gustafson, John L. (et al.); The BBN multiprocessors: Butterfly and Monarch, Allen, D. C.; The Connection Machine, Hillis, Daniel; A digital Orrery, Applegate, James H. (et al.); The outer solar system for 200 million years, Applegate, James H. (et al.); Smooth particle hydrodynamics: Theory and application to the origin of the moon, Benz, Willy; Multiple mesh techniques for modelling interacting galaxies, James, R. A. (et al.); Numerical experiments on galactic halo formation, Quinn, P. J. (et al.); Numerical integration using explicit taylor series, Lecar, Myron; Multiple-mesh-particle scheme for N-body simulation, Chan, K. L. (et al.); Direct N-body simulation on supercomputers, Makino, Junichiro; The vectorization of small-n integrators, McMillan, Stephen L. W.; N-body integrations using supercomputers, Duncan, M. J.; A new numerical technique for calculation of phase space evolution of stellar systems, White, Richard L.; An efficient N-body algorithm for a fine-grain parallel computer, Barnes, Joshua E.; A gridless fourier method, Rybicki, George B.; Techniques and tricks for N-body computation, Press, William H.; On toolboxes and telescopes, Hut, Piet (et al.); A unified N-body method, Aarseth, Sverre J. (et al.); Vectorization of N-body codes, Aarseth, Sverre J. (et al.); Large scale calculations of core oscillations in globular clusters, Cohn, H. (et al.); Round-off sensitivity in the N-body problem, Dejonghe, Herwig (et al.); Formation of a bar through cold collapse of a stellar system, Kim, S. Y. (et al.); The gravitational interaction between N-body (star clusters) and hydrodynamic (ISM) codes in disk galaxy simulations, Schroeder, Michael C. (et al.); Standardised units and time scales, Heggie, D. C. (et al.).

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Title
The Use of Supercomputers in Stellar Dynamics: Proceedings of a Workshop Held at the Institute for Advanced Study Princeton, USA, June 2–4, 1986 [Lecture Notes in Physics 267]
Author
Piet Hut & Stephen L. W. McMillan, eds
Format/binding
Cloth
Book condition
Used - Near fine
Jacket condition
none as issued
Quantity available
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Edition
First Edition, First Printing
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
3540171967
ISBN 13
9783540171966
Publisher
Springer-Verlag
Place of Publication
Berlin
Date published
1986
Keywords
Conferences, Stellar Atmospheres, Stellar Evolution, Stellar Mass Ejection, Atmospheric Composition, Binary Stars, Cool Stars, Dwarf Novae, Explosions, Hot Stars, Main Sequence Stars, Novae, algorithms, dynamical system, dynamical systems, galaxy, gravity
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