## The sound of accretion disks : an analytical investigation of diskoseismic modes and their damping and growing ratesStanford University, 2002 - 328 pages |

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### Contents

Equilibrium States of Accretion Disks | 5 |

Diskoseismology | 32 |

Low Frequency PModes | 62 |

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2/5 no torque accretion disk adiabatic adiabatic index angular momentum parameter approach asymptotic barotropic black hole bound the region boundary condition capture zone Chapter coefficient cs(r defined dependence derivative differential equation disk model diskoseismic modes diskoseismology eigenfrequency eigenfunction energy equilibrium model exist expression factor Figure finite formula fractional radial extent full-disk p-mode eigenfrequency function geometrically thin gravitational inequality inner edge integration Ipser & Lindblom jmin Kerr metric L/LEdd LEdd lowest order Lowest value luminosity M/MQ mass microquasar modulation neutron stars Newtonian Novikov observational obtained optically thick oscillations outer p-modes Perez perturbations physical properties radial epicyclic radial equation radial mode number radiation pressure radii radius range relativistic relevant rotating self-gravity Shakura Silbergleit specific angular momentum spectrum speed of sound Table thesis torque trapping zone unperturbed valid variables vertical averages vertical eigenvalue problem WKB approximation WKB solution