Editorial Reviews. Review. “This excellent book provides a very thorough and up- to-date Astronomy: A Physical Perspective – Kindle edition by Marc L. Kutner. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. This fully revised and updated text is a comprehensive introduction to astronomical objects and phenomena. By applying some basic physical. Read “Astronomy: A Physical Perspective” by Marc L. Kutner with Rakuten Kobo. This fully revised and updated text is a comprehensive introduction to.

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Michael rated it it was amazing Dec 13, The effect originates from a source to the right or to the left of the diagram. In accordance with astgonomy inverse-square law, the lowest of the four kuner experiences the biggest gravitational acceleration, so that the whole formation becomes stretched into a line. If the tidal forces are too large, the body may yield and flow plastically before the tidal forces can be balanced, or fracture, producing either a filament or a vertical line of broken pieces.

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Set up a giveaway. Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Examples of weak and strong tidal forces[edit] In the gravity field due to a point mass or spherical mass, for a uniform rod oriented in the direction of gravity, the tensile force at the center is found by integration of the tidal force from the center to one of the ends. It will be suitable for undergraduate students taking a first course in astronomy, and assumes a basic knowledge of physics with calculus.


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Cambridge University PressJul 31, – Science – pages. Trevor Picard rated it liked it May 06, It covers pretty much everything I’d want as a teacher or student, and in well under pages. In ktuner, there is a horizontal compression force toward the center.

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Dec 27, Evan rated it did not like it Shelves: Tidal forces acting on a spherical body in a non-homogeneous gravitational field. A Physical Perspective Back to Nonfiction.

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Share your thoughts with other customers. The Human Failings of Genius. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. By applying some basic physical principles to a variety of situations, students will learn how to relate everyday physics to the astronomical world.

Liz rated it it was amazing Jan 17, You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Introduction to Linear Algebra: In the most extreme cases, near black holes, the stretching is so powerful that no object can withstand pjysical, no matter how strong its components.

The book gives a good understanding of the science aspect of astronomy, but rushes through some of the technicalities, with, for example, a surprisingly brief and uninformative section 3 pages!


Please try again later. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I’m an electrical engineer, amateur astronomer. Steven Zheng rated it really aatronomy it Kurner 16, The reason this happens would be because the gravity exerted from the singularity would be much stronger at one end of your body from the other.

Read more Read less. This book was supposed to delve into the “physical” aspect of astronomy, but it doesn’t even explain the concepts well. The math prerequisite is basic calculus but most of the book stays with high school algebra. My library Help Advanced Book Search.

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Kristoffer Eik rated it it was ok Dec 13, In astrophysics, spaghettification sometimes referred to as the noodle effect[1] perxpective the vertical stretching and horizontal compression of objects into long thin shapes rather like spaghetti in a very strong non-homogeneous gravitational field; it is caused by extreme tidal forces.

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