The role of tidal interactions in driving galaxy evolution

J. Pérez, P. B. Tissera, D. G. Lambas, C. Scannapieco, M. E. De Rossi

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Abstract

We carry out a statistical analysis of galaxy pairs selected from chemical hydrodynamical simulations with the aim at assessing the capability of hierarchical scenarios to reproduce recent observational results for galaxies in pairs. Particularly, we analyse the effects of mergers and interactions on the star formation (SF) activity, the global mean chemical properties and the colour distribution of interacting galaxies. We also assess the effects of spurious pairs.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationGroups of Galaxies in the Nearby Universe
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the ESO Workshop held at Santiago de Chile, December 5-9, 2005
EditorsIvo Saviane, Valentin Ivanov, Jordanka Borissova
Pages239-240
Number of pages2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Publication series

NameESO Astrophysics Symposia
Volume2007
ISSN (Print)1431-2433
ISSN (Electronic)1611-6143

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Astronomy and Astrophysics
  • Physics and Astronomy (miscellaneous)

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