stellar structure & evolution
III. the equations of stellar structure
introduction
timescales
equation of hydrostatic support
equation of mass conservation
accuracy of hydrostatic assumption
validity of spherical symmetry assumption
minimum value for central pressure of a star
virial theorem
minimum mean temperature of a star
state of stellar material
energy generation
equation of energy production
energy transport
convection
equation of radiative transport
solving the equations of stellar structure
©Vik Dhillon, 26th September 2011