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Theory of Interplanetary Flights

1st Edition

By Grigor A. Gurzadyan

CRC Press

384 pages

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Description

This book is based on the author's lectures at the Yerevan State University, Yerevan Polytechnic Institute and to Soviet cosmonauts. Oriented toward students, it includes details on Shoemaker-Levy 9 comet's impact with Jupiter, flight of Ulysses over the Solar poles, and Voyagers' solar system tour.

Table of Contents

1. The Universal Law of Gravitation 2. The Two-body Problem 3. Derivation of Kepler's Laws from Newton's Law 4. Motion of Celestial Bodies 5. Ephemerides of Celestial Bodies 6. Determination of the Orbit of a Celestial Body from Observations 7. Determination of Elements of the Orbits by Three Observations 8. The N-body problem 9. The Restricted Three-body Problem 10. The Theory of Perturbations 11. Trajectories of Interplanetary Flights 12. Flights to the Moon 13. Flights to the Planets 14. Canonical Equations of Celestial Mechanics

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI055000
SCIENCE / Physics
TEC009020
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Civil / General
TEC009070
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Mechanical