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Mathematical introduction to celestial mechanics.

Harry Pollard

Mathematical introduction to celestial mechanics.

by Harry Pollard

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Published by Prentice-Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Celestial mechanics.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesPrentice-Hall mathematics series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQB351 .P77
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 111 p.
    Number of Pages111
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5982144M
    LC Control Number66011245

      The main purpose of the book is to acquaint mathematicians, physicists and engineers with classical mechanics as a whole, in both its traditional and its contemporary : $ Astronomical Algorithms, Astronomical Formulae for Calculators, Astronomical Tables of the Sun, Moon and Planets, Canon of Lunar Eclipses B.C. - A.D. , Elements of Solar Eclipses , Low-Precision Formulae for Planetary Positions, Computer Modeling: From Sports to Spaceflight from Order to Chaos, Introduction to Basic Astronomy with a PC, Fundamental Ephemeris Computations.

      An Introduction to Celestial Mechanics by Forest Ray Moulton. Paperback (2ND, REVISED mathematics students, designers of vibrating systems, mechanical, electrical, and civil engineers, aero- and hydro-dynamicists, and teachers of mathematics, physics, and engineering will find this book a full, clear introduction to the properties and Brand: Dover Publications. The main purpose of the book is to acquaint mathematicians, physicists and engineers with classical mechanics as a whole, in both its traditional and its contemporary aspects. As such, it describes the fundamental principles, problems, and methods of classical mechanics, with the emphasis firmly laid on the working apparatus, rather than the physical foundations or applications.

    A book review in the journal Celestial Mechanics said, "In summary, the author has succeeded in producing a mathematical synthesis of the science of dynamics. The book is well presented and beautifully translated [ ] Arnold's book is pure poetry; one does not simply read it, one enjoys it." References [ edit ]Author: Vladimir I. Arnol'd. As an encyclopaedia article, this book does not seek to serve as a textbook, nor to replace the original articles whose results it describes. The book's goal is to provide an ov Mathematical Aspects of Classical and Celestial Mechanics | SpringerLink.


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