Reading Assignments, and other reference material.
Primary References :
B&T : (most of Ch 7) : 417-440, 445-470
S&G : 110-112, 223-230
Mihos 2000 EAA article "Galaxies : Interactions and Mergers"
also, Mihos's web page has many simulations, and also lectures.
Keel's Lecture notes on : Interacting and Merging Galaxies
Bender's Lecture notes.
Combes 2000 EAA article : "Polar Ring Galaxies"
Struck 1999 Physics Reports 321, 1. "Galaxy Collisions"
(a very thorough review, unfortunately I came across it after preparing this topic).
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