The Structure, Stability, and Dynamics
of SelfGravitating Systems
Joel E. Tohline
tohline@rouge.phys.lsu.edu
The Structure of SelfGravitating Systems

Spherical 
Axisymmetric 
Nonaxisymmetric 
Uniform Rotation 
Nonuniform Rotation 
Uniform Rotation 
Nonuniform Rotation 
Introduction 



 
n = 0 


 

 
0 < n < ¥ 

 
 
 
 
n = ¥ 
 
 
 
 
 
white dwarf 
 
 
 
 
 
Virial Theorem 

 
 
 
 