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Theory of orbital motion

Author: Arjun Tan
Publisher: Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers Kepler's laws of planetary motion and Newton's law of gravitation. This book treats the average and extremum values of dynamical variables and discusses the central force problem. It tackles  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Arjun Tan
ISBN: 9812709118 9789812709110 9812709126 9789812709127
OCLC Number: 173808069
Description: xvii, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Kepler's laws of planetary motion --
2. Newton's law of gravitation --
3. Average and extremum values of variables --
4. central force problem --
5. Vector hodographs in planetary motion --
6. Planetary motion in Cartesian coordinates --
7. Planetary problem in complex coordinates --
8. Keplerian motion in the solar system --
9. Planetary motion in three-dimensional space --
10. Motion of artificial Earth satellites --
11. Perturbations of satellite orbits --
App. A. ellipse and its properties.
Responsibility: Arjun Tan.

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