Steady-state density perturbations induced by a point mass in a finite cylinder


We consider a massive point particle moving along a circular orbit, immersed in a finite cylindrical gaseous environment, as a model for astrophysical compact objects embedded in a gaseous disk. We compute, via a frequency-domain calculation, the density perturbation induced by the gravitational influence of the perturber as a first-approximation to the full hydrodynamical problem.

Proceedings of the Samahang Pisika ng Pilipinas 38

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Mark Ivan Ugalino
Mark Ivan Ugalino
Graduate Research Assistant

My research interests include astrophysics, partial differential equations and fluid modelling.