Theories of figures of celestial bodies by Wenceslas S. Jardetzky

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Published by Dover Publications in Mineola, N.Y .

Written in English

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  • Celestial mechanics.

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StatementWenceslas S. Jardetzky ; with a foreword by Otto Struve.
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LC ClassificationsQB351 .J3 2005
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 186 p. ;
Number of Pages186
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Open LibraryOL3311098M
ISBN 100486441482
LC Control Number2004061894
OCLC/WorldCa56876825

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Discussions cover the methods of Poincaré, Liapounov, Lichtenstein, and Wavre. The second part examines other problems concerning the figures of celestial bodies: invariable or varying figures, zonal rotation, systems composed of fluid and rigid parts, fluid mass and centers of attraction, and figures of compressible by:   Suitable for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this text explores the most exact methods used in the theory of figures of equilibrium.

It also examines problems concerning the figures of celestial bodies, including invariable or varying figures, zonal rotation, systems composed of fluid and rigid parts, and more. :   Suitable for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this text explores the most exact methods used in the theory of figures of equilibrium.

It also examines problems concerning the figures of celestial bodies, including invariable or varying figures, zonal rotation, systems composed of fluid and rigid parts, and more.

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New York: Interscience Publishers, (OCoLC) Online version: Jardetzky, Wenceslas S., Theories of figures of celestial bodies. New York: Interscience Publishers, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Wenceslas S Jardetzky. This option allows users to search by Publication, Volume and Page Selecting this option will search the current publication in context.

Selecting this option will search all publications across the Scitation platform Selecting this option will search all publications for the Publisher/Society in context. This text, together with the interactive software, is intended to help students learn and understand the fundamental concepts and the laws of physics as they apply to the fascinating world of the motions of natural and artificial celestial bodies.

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Resonant rotations of celestial bodies and the generalized Cassini laws. Rotation of the Moon Background material on stability theory.

Stability of. The work of A. Lyapunov on the theory of equilibrium figures of celestial bodies is analyzed. The main results are mentioned, such as sufficient conditions for the existence and uniqueness of solutions to the complicated integral and integro-differential equations of the problem; the solution of the stability problem for the MacLaurin and Jacobi ellipsoids; the solution of the existence and.

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Suitable for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this text explores the most exact methods used in the theory of figures of equilibrium. It also examines problems concerning the figures of celestial bodies, including invariable or varying figures, zonal rotation, systems composed of fluid and rigid parts, and more.

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The geocentric model was the predominant description of the cosmos in many ancient civilizations, such as those of Aristotle. The celestial sphere is a practical tool for spherical astronomy, allowing observers to plot positions of objects in the sky when their distances are unknown or unimportant.

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One of the main problems in celestial mechanics is the study of the figure adopted by large deformable bodies in slow rotation around an axis with a constant angular velocity ω → when they reach their equilibrium configuration. This figure corresponds to the lowest equipotential surface containing the entire mass and, in order to determine it, calculating its potential at an arbitrary point.

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Celestial mechanics, in the broadest sense, the application of classical mechanics to the motion of celestial bodies acted on by any of several types of forces.

By far the most important force experienced by these bodies, and much of the time the only important force, is that of their mutual gravitational attraction. But other forces can be important as well, such as atmospheric drag on.

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Astronomer Nicolaus Copernicus was instrumental in establishing the concept of a heliocentric solar system, in which the sun, rather than the earth, is the center of the solar system.

The celestial spheres and celestial bodies are composed of an altogether different kind of matter, the fifth element.

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