Qualitative and Quantitative Behaviour of Planetary Systems

Qualitative and Quantitative Behaviour of Planetary Systems : Proceedings of the Third Alexander Von Humboldt Colloquium on Celestial Mechanics

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This volume contains the papers presented at the Third Alexander von Humboldt Colloquium on Celestial Mechanics. The papers cover a large range of questions, from the behaviour of dust particles to the stability of the solar system as a whole. The motions of asteroids and their classification into families are also discussed. Specific topics addressed are KAM theory, chaotic motions, resonances, Lyapunov characteristic exponents, perturbation theory and numerical integration.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 406 pages
  • 160 x 230mm | 879.97g
  • Dordrecht, Netherlands, United States
  • English
  • Reprinted from Celestial Mecha and My, 56:1-2 ed.
  • IX, 396 p.
  • 0792323394
  • 9780792323396

Table of contents

Session on Planetary Theories. Session on the Sitnikov Problem. Session on Asteroids. Session on Resonance Problems. Session on General Dynamical Systems. Session on Chaos and Stability. Session on Miscellaneous Problems.
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