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Methods of Celestial Mechanics

  • 1st Edition - January 1, 1961
  • Authors: Dirk Brouwer, Gerald M. Clemence
  • Language: English
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 1 - 4 8 3 2 - 2 5 7 8 - 4

Methods of Celestial Mechanics provides a comprehensive background of celestial mechanics for practical applications. Celestial mechanics is the branch of astronomy that is devoted… Read more

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Methods of Celestial Mechanics provides a comprehensive background of celestial mechanics for practical applications. Celestial mechanics is the branch of astronomy that is devoted to the motions of celestial bodies. This book is composed of 17 chapters, and begins with the concept of elliptic motion and its expansion. The subsequent chapters are devoted to other aspects of celestial mechanics, including gravity, numerical integration of orbit, stellar aberration, lunar theory, and celestial coordinates. Considerable chapters explore the principles and application of various mathematical methods. This book is of value to mathematicians, physicists, astronomers, and celestial researchers.