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Title Recent advances in celestial and space mechanics / Bernard Bonnard, Monique Chyba, editors.

Published Switzerland : Springer, 2016.

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Physical description 1 online resource (ix, 302 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Series Mathematics for industry, 2198-350X ; volume 23
Mathematics for industry (Springer (Firm)) ; v. 23.
Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Springer Engineering eBooks 2016 English+International
Contents Preface -- List of Contributors -- Integrability and Non-Integrability of N-Body Problems -- Relative Equilibria in the Full N-Body Problem with Applications to the Equal Mass Problem -- Station Keeping Strategies for a Solar Sail in the Solar System -- Minimum Fuel Trip from a L2 Earth-Moon Halo Orbit to Asteroid 2006 RH120 -- Low-Thrust Transfers Between Libration Point Orbits Without Explicit Use of Manifolds -- Time-Minimum Control of the Elliptic Restricted Three-Body Problem Applied to Space Transfer -- On Local Optima in Minimum Time Control of the Restricted Three-Body Problem.
Summary This book presents recent advances in space and celestial mechanics, with a focus on the N-body problem and astrodynamics, and explores the development and application of computational techniques in both areas. It highlights the design of space transfers with various modes of propulsion, like solar sailing and low-thrust transfers between libration point orbits, as well as a broad range of targets and applications, like rendezvous with near Earth objects. Additionally, it includes contributions on the non-integrability properties of the collinear three- and four-body problem, and on general conditions for the existence of stable, minimum energy configurations in the full N-body problem. A valuable resource for physicists and mathematicians with research interests in celestial mechanics, astrodynamics and optimal control as applied to space transfers, as well as for professionals and companies in the industry.
Other author Bonnard, Bernard, 1952- editor.
Chyba, Monique, 1969- editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Astrodynamics.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9783319274645 electronic bk.
3319274643 electronic bk.
9783319274621 print