Picture of a sphere with binary code

Making Strathclyde research discoverable to the world...

The Strathprints institutional repository is a digital archive of University of Strathclyde research outputs. It exposes Strathclyde's world leading Open Access research to many of the world's leading resource discovery tools, and from there onto the screens of researchers around the world.

Explore Strathclyde Open Access research content

Analytical perturbative theories of motion in highly inhomogeneous gravitational fields : Ariadna AO/1-6790/11/NL/CBI

Ceccaroni, Marta and Biggs, James and Biscani, Francesco (2012) Analytical perturbative theories of motion in highly inhomogeneous gravitational fields : Ariadna AO/1-6790/11/NL/CBI. [Report]

[img]
Preview
PDF
Biggs_JD_Pure_Analytical_perturbative_theories_motion_inhomogeneous_gravitational_fields_Feb_2012.pdf - Draft Version

Download (1MB) | Preview

Abstract

In this report we show that modern computer performances and state-of-the-art algebraic manipulator software are sufficiently developed to carry out our generalised analytical perturbative theory. This report addresses three technical aspects to develop a general perturbative theory and illustrates its power by applying it to investigate the inhomogeneous gravitational fields of asteroids.