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Orbital Motion - 4th Ed. [A.E. Roy, 2005] (softcover)
978-0750310154
A.E. Roy
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Fourth Edition, 526 pgs, 1991, Adam Hilger
ISBN 978-0750310154

The third edition of Orbital Motion covers classical celestial mechanics, numerical experiments on the orbital evolution of gravitating masses, and the astrodynamics of artificial satellites. The author assumes a firm mathematical foundation but does not expect a background in astronomy or space science.

TABLE OF CONTENTS

    1. The Restless Universe
    2. Coordinate and Time-Keeping Systems
    3. The Reduction of Observational Data
    4. The Two-Body Problem
    5. The Many-Body Problem
    6. General Perturbations
    7. Special Perturbations
    8. The Stability and Evolution of the Solar System
    9. Lunar Theory
    10. Artificial Satellites
    11. Rocket Dynamics and Transfer Orbits
    12. Interplanetary and Lunar Trajectories
    13. Orbit Determination and Interplanetary Navigation
    14. Binary and Other Few-Body Systems
    15. Many-Body Stellar Systems
      Appendices
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