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Satellite Dynamics Symposium Sao Paulo/Brazil June 19-21, 1974 by G. E. O. Giacaglia
  

Satellite Dynamics Symposium Sao Paulo/Brazil June 19-21, 1974

Part of the IUTAM Symposia Series

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Satellite Dynamics Symposium Sao Paulo/Brazil June 19-21, 1974 by G. E. O. Giacaglia

This volume includes original papers presented at the 4th Symposium on Satellite Dynamics held at the XII Annual Plenary Meeting of COSPAR. At a time where it might be thought that very few problems were left un- solved in celestial mechanics, we discover that new and more challenging questions must be answered. The pre- cision of observations reaches the centimeter level and physical phenomena which had been disregarded come into play. We need a better treatment of atmospheric drag, radiation forces, and a better knowledge of the earth's gravitational field. Time has to be precisely defined as well as reference systems, including improved values for precision and nutation. The question of resonances introduced by nonzonal harmonics was to be carefully in- vestigated. Numerical integration techniques must be optimized and means of controlling their errors improved. Analytical techniques must be made appropriate for com- puter processing. Presently existing methods of solu- tions of differential equations of interest to celestial mechanics are getting cumbersome as all these new facts come to light. It is clear that entirely new and more effective methods are necessary. These methods must, among other requirements, take into account the essential nonlinear character of the equations. Finally, the mo- tion about the center of mass of a satellite is becoming an essential need for the thorough understanding and de- scription of the orbital motion.

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Publication date

16th March 2012

Author

G. E. O. Giacaglia

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Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. K an imprint of Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG

Format

Paperback
376 pages

Categories

Aerospace & aviation technology
Astronautics

ISBN

9783642463211

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