
Abstract 
1 
Introduction 
2 
The Equilibrium Structure of Rotating Relativistic
Stars 

2.1 
Assumptions 

2.2 
Geometry of spacetime 

2.3 
The rotating
fluid 

2.4 
Equations of structure 

2.5 
Rotation law and equilibrium
quantities 

2.6 
Equations of state 

2.7 
Numerical schemes 

2.8 
Analytic
approximations to the exterior spacetime 

2.9 
Properties of equilibrium
models 

2.10 
Rotating relativistic stars in LMXBs 
3 
Oscillations and
Stability 

3.1 
Quasinormal modes of oscillation 

3.2 
Effect of rotation on
quasinormal modes 

3.3 
Axisymmetric perturbations 

3.4 
Nonaxisymmetric
perturbations 

3.5 
Nonaxisymmetric instabilities 
4 
Rotating Stars in Numerical
Relativity 

4.1 
Numerical evolution of equilibrium models 

4.2 
Pulsations
of rotating stars 

4.3 
Rotating core collapse 
5 
Acknowledgments 

References 

Updates 

Figures 

Tables 