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Scientific papers of Sir George Darwin. Volume 2, Tidal friction and cosmogony

Author: George Howard Darwin, Sir; Francis Darwin, Sir
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, ©2009.
Series: Cambridge library collection.
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This volume of collected papers, published in 1908, covers tidal friction and cosmogony.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: George Howard Darwin, Sir; Francis Darwin, Sir
ISBN: 9781108004435 1108004431
OCLC Number: 661027067
Notes: This edition originally published 1908.
Includes index.
Description: xvi, 516 pages ; 25 cm.
Contents: Preface; 1. On the bodily tides of viscous and semi-elastic spheroids, and on the ocean tides upon a yielding nucleus; 2. Note on Thomson's theory of the tides of an elastic sphere; 3. On the precession of a viscous spheroid, and on the remote history of the Earth; 4. Problems connected with the tides of a viscous spheroid; 5. The determination of the secular effects of tidal friction by a graphical method; 6. On the secular changes in the elements of the orbit of a satellite revolving around a tidally distorted planet; 7. On the analytical expressions which give the history of a fluid planet of small viscosity, attended by a single satellite; 8. On the tidal friction of a planet, attended by several satellites, and on the evolution of the solar system; 9. On the stresses caused in the interior of the Earth by the weight of continents and mountains; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge library collection.
Responsibility: George Howard Darwin.

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