16.346 | Fall 2008 | Graduate


Lecture Notes

Barker's Equation and Kepler's Equation


Lecture notes on the equation of a parabolic orbit, Barker’s equation, elliptic orbits and the eccentric anomaly, Kepler’s equation, and theory of the motion of the heavenly bodies moving about the sun in conic sections.

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Lecture Notes

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Fall 2008
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Lecture Notes
Problem Sets with Solutions