Journal article icon

Journal article

Precessing warped discs in close binary systems

Abstract:
We describe some recent nonlinear three dimensional hydrodynamic simulations of accretion discs in binary systems where the orbit is circular and not necessarily coplanar with the disc midplane. The calculations are relevant to a number of observed astrophysical phenomena, including the precession of jets associated with young stars, the high spectral index of some T Tauri stars, and the light curves of X-ray binaries such as Hercules X-1 which suggest the presence of precessing accretion discs.

Actions


Access Document


Publisher copy:
10.1007/BFb0105832

Authors


Publication date:
1997-01-16
DOI:
Source identifiers:
363720
Keywords:
Pubs id:
pubs:363720
UUID:
uuid:ff50d1ef-3ecf-47a4-adad-cd00a0a14209
Local pid:
pubs:363720
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

Terms of use


Views and Downloads






If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record

TO TOP