Recent Advances in Celestial and Space Mechanics by Bernard BonnardRecent Advances in Celestial and Space Mechanics by Bernard Bonnard

Recent Advances in Celestial and Space Mechanics

byBernard BonnardEditorMonique Chyba

Hardcover | April 8, 2016

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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.
Monique Chyba, professor at the University of Hawaii-Manoa, Honolulu, USA, received her Phd in Mathematics from the University of Geneva and the University of Burgundy (1997). Her expertise lies in the development of geometric optimal control methods and its application to real problems especially from physics, biology and engineering....
Title:Recent Advances in Celestial and Space MechanicsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:302 pagesPublished:April 8, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3319274627

ISBN - 13:9783319274621


Table of 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.