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Lecture Notes in Physics

Chaos and Stability in Planetary Systems

Editors: Dvorak, Rudolf, Freistetter, F., Kurths, Jürgen (Eds.)

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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.

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"This book contains the lectures given at the 3rd Helmholtz Institute for Supercomputational Physics summer school held in Potsdam in 2005. The purpose of this school was to present the basic theory on Hamiltonian Dynamics in general and Celestial Mechanics in particular … . This book is an excellent introduction to those who wish to study the extrasolar planetary systems, since it provides all the basic theory of dynamics, relevant to this subject and a thorough presentation of the formation of planetary systems … ." (John D. Hadjidemetriou, Celestial Mechanics and Dynamical Astronomy, Vol. 97 (3), 2007)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Chaos and Stability in Planetary Systems
Editors
  • Rudolf Dvorak
  • F. Freistetter
  • Jürgen Kurths
Series Title
Lecture Notes in Physics
Series Volume
683
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-540-34556-5
DOI
10.1007/b94975
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-540-28208-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-42179-2
Series ISSN
0075-8450
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 281
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