Applications of Computer Technology to Dynamical Astronomy [EBook] : Proceedings of the 109th Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 27–29 July 1988 / edited by P. Kenneth Seidelmann, Jean Kovalevsky.
Applications of Computer Technology to Dynamical Astronomy [EBook] : Proceedings of the 109th Colloquium of the International Astronomical Union, held in Gaithersburg, Maryland, 27–29 July 1988 / edited by P. Kenneth Seidelmann, Jean Kovalevsky.
Personal Name(s):  Kovalevsky, Jean, (editor) 

Seidelmann, P. Kenneth, (editor)  
Imprint: 
Dordrecht :
Springer,
1989

Physical Description: 
X, 341 p. online resource. 
Note: 
englisch 
ISBN: 
9789400909854 
DOI: 
10.1007/9789400909854 
Subject (LOC):  
Full Text 
Table of Contents:
 1/Applications of Computers to Solving Problems
 Early Applications of Computer Technology to Dynamical Astronomy
 Applications of Computers to Celestial Mechanics
 Applications to Stellar and Galactic Dynamics
 Application of Computer in Qualitative Studies of Celestial Mechanics
 Leading Spiral Arms, Retrograde Galaxy Encounters and Massive Halos
 On Construction of Analytic Solutions to the Three Body Problem by Use of Computer Experiments
 The Use of Computer Algorithms in the Construction of a Theory of the LongPeriod Perturbations of Saturn’s Satellite Hyperion
 Some Numerical Aspects in a Search for I=1 Periodic Orbits for Hecuba Asteroids
 SHORDE I Program System and Applications
 A Seminumerical Expansion of the Averaged Disturbing Function for Some Veryhigheccentricity Orbits
 Symbolic Algebra Software for Planetary Theories
 Tests of the Extrapolation Method for the Numerical Integration of the Keplerian Motion
 Application of a Massively Parallel Computer to the Nbody Problem
 Hydrodynamical Models of Elliptical Galaxies
 A Multifluid Code for Problems of Elliptical Galaxy Formation and Evolution
 3D Hydrodynamics and Radiative Transfer
 Firstorder and Secondorder 3D Hydrodynamics: A Comparison
 Chaotic Dynamics and Monte Carlo Modelling
 Software Tools for Nonlinear Dynamics
 Computer Algebra, Lie Transforms and the Nonlinear Stability of L4
 Solution of an Infinite Number of Inequations Depending on a Continuous Parameter and Application to the Solution of Equations in Dynamical Astronomy
 2/Matching Problems with Technology
 Planet Crossing Asteroids and Parallel Computing: Project Spaceguard
 Implementation of an Nbody Code in a HP1000 Computer
 Computer Applications to Lunar and Artificial Satellite Laser Ranging
 The Use of Image Processors for Acquisition and Reduction of Astrometric Data in Real Time
 Modeling of Asymmetric Light Curves of Eclipsing Binaries on the Cyber 205 Supercomputer
 Galaxies in the Connection Machine
 3/New Methods of Mathematical Programming
 Specialized Celestial Mechanics Systems for Symbolic Manipulation
 On a Restricted (2n+3)Body Problem
 The Simplex Method for Nonlinear Mass Determinations
 An Optimum Method for Calculating Restricted ThreeBody Orbits
 The Constrained Normal Form Algorithm
 4/Matching Computer Language to the Problem
 Simplify or Perish
 The Stability of the Lagrangian Point L4
 Computer Implementation of a New Approach to the Ideal Resonance Problem
 A Laboratory for Gravitational Scattering Experiments
 Problem Oriented Language for Ephemeris Astronomy and its Realisation in the System ERA
 5/Use of Numerical Versus Algebraic Computation
 Numerical Integration Methods in Dynamical Astronomy
 A Survey of Poisson Series Processors
 A FORTRANbased Poisson Series Processor and its Applications in Celestial Mechanics
 PARSEC: An Interactive Poisson Series Processor for Personal Computing Systems
 The Problem of the Eulerian Oscillations: A Weakness of Numerical Versus Analytical Methods
 A SemiAnalytical Method to Study Perturbed Rotational Motion
 Computational Studies of Cloudy Gaseous Galactic Disks
 6/Representation and Transmission of Results
 Synthetic Secular Theories of the Planetary Orbits: Regular and Chaotic Behaviour
 Numerical Representation of Planetary Ephemerides
 Compressed Planetary and Lunar Ephemerides
 An Analytical Representation of Ephemeris Data
 Numerical Simulations of Narrow Planetary Rings: An Animation
 Electronic Almanacs Mating the Message and the Medium
 List of Participants
 Errata.