Table of contents for Accretion processes in star formation / Lee Hartmann.

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1. Overview
2. Initial conditions for protostellar collapse
3. Protostellar cloud collapse
4. Protostellar collapse: observations vs. theory
5. Disk accretion
6. The disks and envelopes of T Tauri stars
7. The FU Orionis objects
8. Disk winds and magnetospheric accretion
9. Disk accretion and early stellar evolution
Appendix 1. Basic hydrodynamic and MHD equations
Appendix 2. Jeans masses and fragmentation
Appendix 3. Basic radiative transfer
List of symbols

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Stars Formation, Accretion (Astrophysics) Disks (Astrophysics) Gravitational collapse