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Methods of Celestial Mechanics - Volume I: Physical, Mathematical, and Numerical Principles (Paperback, 2005) Loot Price: R1,336
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Methods of Celestial Mechanics - Volume I: Physical, Mathematical, and Numerical Principles (Paperback, 2005): Gerhard Beutler
Methods of Celestial Mechanics - Volume I: Physical, Mathematical, and Numerical Principles (Paperback, 2005): Gerhard Beutler

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Methods of Celestial Mechanics - Volume I: Physical, Mathematical, and Numerical Principles (Paperback, 2005)

Gerhard Beutler; Contributions by Leos Mervart, Andreas Verdun

Series: Astronomy and Astrophysics Library

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G. Beutler's Methods of Celestial Mechanics is a coherent textbook for students as well as an excellent reference for practitioners. The first volume gives a thorough treatment of celestial mechanics and presents all the necessary mathematical details that a professional would need. The reader will appreciate the well-written chapters on numerical solution techniques for ordinary differential equations, as well as that on orbit determination. In the second volume applications to the rotation of earth and moon, to artificial earth satellites and to the planetary system are presented. The author addresses all aspects that are of importance in high-tech applications, such as the detailed gravitational fields of all planets and the earth, the oblateness of the earth, the radiation pressure and the atmospheric drag. The concluding part of this monumental treatise explains and details state-of-the-art professional and thoroughly-tested software for celestial mechanics.

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Imprint: Springer-Verlag
Country of origin: Germany
Series: Astronomy and Astrophysics Library
Release date: September 2010
First published: 2005
Authors: Gerhard Beutler
Contributors: Leos Mervart • Andreas Verdun
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 28mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback
Pages: 466
Edition: 2005
ISBN-13: 978-3-642-14857-6
Barcode: 9783642148576
Categories: Books > Science & Mathematics > Mathematics > Applied mathematics > Mathematics for scientists & engineers
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LSN: 3-642-14857-3

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