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ABSTRACT

1.INTRODUCTION AND SCOPE OF THIS REVIEW

2.BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO STELLAR FEEDBACK PHYSICS
2.1.Photoionisation
2.2.Main-sequence line-driven winds
2.3.Stellar evolution
2.4.Supernovae
2.5.Accretion heating
2.6.Radiation pressure
2.7.Jets

3.BRIEF INTRODUCTION TO ASTROPHYSICAL FLUID DYNAMICS CODES
3.1.Grid codes
3.2.Particle codes
3.3.Moving-mesh codes

4.FEEDBACK ALGORITHMS
4.1.Radiative transfer algorithms
4.2.Winds
4.3.Jets and outflows
4.4.Supernovae
4.5.Galactic-scale models

5.WHAT WE HAVE LEARNED FROM INCLUDING FEEDBACK IN SIMULATIONS
5.1.Fragmentation, the IMF, and star formation rates and efficiencies
5.2.Gas expulsion and cloud destruction
5.3.Driving turbulence
5.4.Effects of different feedback mechanisms combined
5.5.Combining feedback and magnetic fields
5.6.Large–scale simulations

6.SUMMARY AND OUTLOOK

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