Celestial mechanics

, Volume 30, Issue 3, pp 225–228 | Cite as

The gravitational potential due to uniform disks and rings

  • Harry Lass
  • Leon Blitzer
Article

Abstract

The gravitational potential due to thin uniform disks and rings is obtained in closed form in terms of complete elliptic integrals.

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References

  1. Byrd, P. F. and Friedman, M. D.: 1971,Handbook of Elliptic Integrals for Engineers and Scientists, 2nd ed., Springer-Verlag.Google Scholar

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© D. Reidel Publishing Co. 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Harry Lass
    • 1
  • Leon Blitzer
    • 2
  1. 1.Jet Propulsion LaboratoryPasadenaUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsUniversity of ArizonaTucsonUSA

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