Stellar Evolution Equations

  • Matthew Benacquista
Part of the Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics book series (ULNP)


We want to develop models of stellar evolution that can reproduce the mass–luminosity relation as well as the structure of the H-R diagram. Obviously, we will start with several simplifying assumptions that can be relaxed as we try to achieve better fidelity to observations.


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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Matthew Benacquista
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of Texas at BrownsvilleBrownsvilleUSA

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