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The Effect of stellar compressibility and non-resonant dynamic tides on the apsidal-motion rate in close binaries

Willems, B. and Claret, A. (2003). The Effect of stellar compressibility and non-resonant dynamic tides on the apsidal-motion rate in close binaries. Astronomy and Astrophysics, 398(3) pp. 1111–1116.

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Abstract

The paper is devoted to the analysis of the systematic deviations between the classical formula for the rate of secular apsidal motion in close binaries and the formula established within the framework of the theory of dynamic tides. The basic behaviour is found to be governed by the dependency of the forcing frequencies on the orbital period and the rotational angular velocity, irrespective of the stellar model. For binaries with short orbital periods a good agreement between the classical apsidal-motion formula and the formula established within the framework of the theory of dynamic tides is only possible for certain values of the rotational angular velocity.

Item Type: Journal Article
ISSN: 1432-0746
Project Funding Details:
Funded Project NameProject IDFunding Body
Not SetNot SetBritish Particle Physics and Astronomy Research Council (PPARC) [grant PPA/G/S/1999/00127]
Not SetNot SetSpanish DGI [grant AYA2000-2559]
Extra Information: Article published by EDP Sciences and available at http://www.edpsciences.org/aa or http://dx.doi.org/10.1051/0004-6361:20021726
Keywords: binaries; stars; oscillations; celestial mechanics
Academic Unit/Department: ?? scie-phya ??
Item ID: 4682
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Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2006
Last Modified: 17 Feb 2012 08:16
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/4682
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