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Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Printed edition: |

Material Type: | Bibliographic data, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
P Kenneth Seidelmann; Jean Kovalevsky |

ISBN: | 9789400909854 9400909853 9789401069328 9401069328 |

OCLC Number: | 840304338 |

Description: | 1 online resource (356 pages) |

Contents: | 1/Applications of Computers to Solving Problems -- Early Applications of Computer Technology to Dynamical Astronomy -- Applications of Computers to Celestial Mechanics -- Applications to Stellar and Galactic Dynamics -- Application of Computer in Qualitative Studies of Celestial Mechanics -- Leading Spiral Arms, Retrograde Galaxy Encounters and Massive Halos -- On Construction of Analytic Solutions to the Three Body Problem by Use of Computer Experiments -- The Use of Computer Algorithms in the Construction of a Theory of the Long-Period Perturbations of Saturn's Satellite Hyperion -- Some Numerical Aspects in a Search for I=1 Periodic Orbits for Hecuba Asteroids -- SHORDE I Program System and Applications -- A Semi-numerical Expansion of the Averaged Disturbing Function for Some Very-high-eccentricity Orbits -- Symbolic Algebra Software for Planetary Theories -- Tests of the Extrapolation Method for the Numerical Integration of the Keplerian Motion -- Application of a Massively Parallel Computer to the N-body Problem -- Hydrodynamical Models of Elliptical Galaxies -- A Multifluid Code for Problems of Elliptical Galaxy Formation and Evolution -- 3D Hydrodynamics and Radiative Transfer -- First-order and Second-order 3-D Hydrodynamics: A Comparison -- Chaotic Dynamics and Monte Carlo Modelling -- Software Tools for Nonlinear Dynamics -- Computer Algebra, Lie Transforms and the Nonlinear Stability of L4 -- Solution of an Infinite Number of Inequations Depending on a Continuous Parameter and Application to the Solution of Equations in Dynamical Astronomy -- 2/Matching Problems with Technology -- Planet Crossing Asteroids and Parallel Computing: Project Spaceguard -- Implementation of an N-body Code in a HP1000 Computer -- Computer Applications to Lunar and Artificial Satellite Laser Ranging -- The Use of Image Processors for Acquisition and Reduction of Astrometric Data in Real Time -- Modeling of Asymmetric Light Curves of Eclipsing Binaries on the Cyber 205 Supercomputer -- Galaxies in the Connection Machine -- 3/New Methods of Mathematical Programming -- Specialized Celestial Mechanics Systems for Symbolic Manipulation -- On a Restricted (2n+3)-Body Problem -- The Simplex Method for Nonlinear Mass Determinations -- An Optimum Method for Calculating Restricted Three-Body Orbits -- The Constrained Normal Form Algorithm -- 4/Matching Computer Language to the Problem -- Simplify or Perish -- The Stability of the Lagrangian Point L4 -- Computer Implementation of a New Approach to the Ideal Resonance Problem -- A Laboratory for Gravitational Scattering Experiments -- Problem Oriented Language for Ephemeris Astronomy and its Realisation in the System ERA -- 5/Use of Numerical Versus Algebraic Computation -- Numerical Integration Methods in Dynamical Astronomy -- A Survey of Poisson Series Processors -- A FORTRAN-based Poisson Series Processor and its Applications in Celestial Mechanics -- PARSEC: An Interactive Poisson Series Processor for Personal Computing Systems -- The Problem of the Eulerian Oscillations: A Weakness of Numerical Versus Analytical Methods -- A Semi-Analytical Method to Study Perturbed Rotational Motion -- Computational Studies of Cloudy Gaseous Galactic Disks -- 6/Representation and Transmission of Results -- Synthetic Secular Theories of the Planetary Orbits: Regular and Chaotic Behaviour -- Numerical Representation of Planetary Ephemerides -- Compressed Planetary and Lunar Ephemerides -- An Analytical Representation of Ephemeris Data -- Numerical Simulations of Narrow Planetary Rings: An Animation -- Electronic Almanacs Mating the Message and the Medium -- List of Participants -- Errata. |

Other Titles: | Proceedings of the 109th Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 27-29 July, 1988 |

Responsibility: | edited by P. Kenneth Seidelmann, Jean Kovalevsky. |

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Proceedings of the 109th Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 27-29 July, 1988
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