Resonance & Stability

Driven harmonic oscillator. Mean-motion resonances. Lagrange points. Stability & instability. Asteroid belt: Kirkwood gaps, Trojans, Hildas. Saturn's rings: gaps, bending waves, density waves. Laplace resonance. Plutinos.


Reading

None this week.

Slides

Resonance & Stability. I, 9 October 2012

Resonance & Stability. II, 11 October 2012

Assignment

None this week.


Joshua E. Barnes      (barnes at ifa.hawaii.edu)
Updated: 12 October 2012
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