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ABSTRACT

1. SIMULATING TIDAL INTERACTIONS
1.1. Towards a Model of the Antennae
1.2. Halo Mass and Orbit Decay

2. DISSIPATION AND THERMODYNAMICS

3. STRUCTURE OF MERGER REMNANTS
3.1. Unequal-Mass Mergers
3.2. Dissipative Mergers

4. SIMULATIONS OF STARBURST GALAXIES

5. DISCUSSION

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