16.346 | Fall 2008 | Graduate


Lecture Notes

The Disturbing Function and Legendre Polynomials


Lecture notes on the disturbing function, generating function for Legendre polynomials, the disturbing function and its gradient, properties of Legendre polynomials, and Laplace’s sphere of influence.

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Lecture Notes

Course Info

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Fall 2008
Learning Resource Types
Lecture Notes
Problem Sets with Solutions