Chaos and Stability in Planetary Systems / Edition 1

Chaos and Stability in Planetary Systems / Edition 1

by Rudolf Dvorak
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540282084

ISBN-13: 9783540282082

Pub. Date: 02/27/2006

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This book is intended as an introduction to the field of planetary systems at the postgraduate level. It consists of four extensive lectures on Hamiltonian dynamics, celestial mechanics, the structure of extrasolar planetary systems and the formation of planets. As such, this volume is particularly suitable for those who need to understand the substantial

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Overview

This book is intended as an introduction to the field of planetary systems at the postgraduate level. It consists of four extensive lectures on Hamiltonian dynamics, celestial mechanics, the structure of extrasolar planetary systems and the formation of planets. As such, this volume is particularly suitable for those who need to understand the substantial connections between these different topics.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540282082
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
02/27/2006
Series:
Lecture Notes in Physics Series, #683
Edition description:
2005
Pages:
281
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 6.14(h) x 9.21(d)

Table of Contents

Orbit Dynamics, Stability and Chaos in Planetary Systems.- Regular and Chaotic Motion in Hamiltonian Systems.- Planet Formation.- Extrasolar Planetary Systems.

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