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The Virial Theorem In Stellar Astrophysics
byGeorge W. Collins, II
copyright 2003
To the kindness, wisdom, humanity, and memory of 
D. Nelson LimberandUco van Wijk 
Table of Contents
Preface to the Pachart EditionPreface to the WEB EditionIntroduction
1. A brief historical review2. The nature of the theorem3. The scope and structure of the book References
Chapter I Development of the Virial Theorem
1. The basic equations of structure2. The classical derivation of the Virial Theorem3. Velocity dependent forces and the Virial Theorem4. Continuum-Field representation of the Virial Theorem5. The Ergodic Theorem and the Virial Theorem6. Summary Notes to Chapter 1References
Chapter II Contemporary Aspects of the VirialTheorem
1. The Tensor Virial Theorem2. Higher Order Virial Equations3. Special Relativity and the Virial Theorem4. General Relativity and the Virial Theorem5. Complications: Magnetic Fields, Internal Energy, andRotation6. Summary Notes to Chapter 2Referencesv
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