The Restless Universe Applications of Gravitational N-Body Dynamics to Planetary Stellar and Galactic Systems

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CRC Press, Sep 1, 2001 - Science - 648 pages
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The Restless Universe: Applications of Gravitational N-Body Dynamics to Planetary Stellar and Galactic Systems stimulates the cross-fertilization of ideas, methods, and applications among the different communities who work in the gravitational N-body problem arena, across diverse fields of astrophysics. The chapters and topics cover three broad themes: the dynamics of the solar system, the dynamics of galaxies and star clusters, and the large scale structure of the universe. The book is essential reading for scientists and graduate students studying N-body dynamics, from the fundamental techniques to the cutting edge of modern research in planetary, stellar, and galactic systems.
  

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Contents

Nbody simulations of the Solar System planet formation and galaxy clusters
1
On the Trojan problem
21
Ideal resonance and Melnikovs theorem
43
The Yarkovsky effect in the dynamics of the Solar System
53
Are science and celestial mechanics deterministic? Henri Poincare philosopher and scientist
79
Regularisation methods for the Nbody problem
93
Escape in Hills problem
109
from kinematics to dynamics
129
past present and future
217
Gravitational Nbody simulation of largescale cosmic structure
239
Periodic orbits of the planar Nbody problem with equal masses and all bodies on the same path
265
Central configurations revisited
285
Surfaces of separation in the Caledonian symmetrical double binary four body problem
301
The Fast Lyapunov Indicator
327
Determination of chaotic attractors in short discrete time series
339
Nonintegrability in gravitational and cosmological models
361

Nonintegrable galactic dynamics
145
Evolution of galaxies due to selfexcitation
167
Dynamical methods for reconstructing the large scale galaxy density and velocity fields
191

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