Spiral shocks in accretion disks.

We perform two-dimensional numerical calculations of the tidal interaction between the companion star and the disc around the primary in a cataclysmic variable system with parameters appropriate for the eclipsing dwarf nova binary IP Peg. We show that a spiral shock pattern is indeed obtained. We fi...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Authors: Godon, Patrick., Livio, Mario., Lubow, Steve.
Format: Villanova Faculty Authorship
Published: 1997
Online Access:http://ezproxy.villanova.edu/login?url=https://digital.library.villanova.edu/Item/vudl:176474