Download e-book for kindle: An Introduction to Celestial Mechanics by Richard Fitzpatrick

By Richard Fitzpatrick

ISBN-10: 1107023815

ISBN-13: 9781107023819

This obtainable textual content on classical celestial mechanics, the rules governing the motions of our bodies within the sun method, offers a transparent and concise remedy of just about the entire significant positive aspects of sunlight process dynamics. construction on complicated subject matters in classical mechanics similar to inflexible physique rotation, Langrangian mechanics and orbital perturbation idea, this article has been written for complex undergraduates and starting graduate scholars in astronomy, physics, arithmetic and similar fields. particular issues lined contain Keplerian orbits, the perihelion precession of the planets, tidal interactions among the Earth, Moon and solar, the Roche radius, the soundness of Lagrange issues within the three-body challenge and lunar movement. greater than a hundred workouts permit scholars to gauge their knowing and a ideas handbook is out there to teachers. appropriate for a primary path in celestial mechanics, this article is the proper bridge to raised point treatments.

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