Written by an internationally renowned expert author and researcher, this monograph fills the need for a book conveying the sophisticated tools needed to calculate exo-planet motion and interplanetary space flight. It is unique in considering the critical problems of dynamics and stability, making use of the software Mathematica, including supplements for practical use of formulae.
From the Contents:
The challenge of science Hamiltonian mechanics Numerical and analytical tools The stability problem The two-body problem The restricted three-body problem The sitnikov problem Planetary theory Resonances Lunar theory Related Topics
Earth Sciences, Modeling and Simulation