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Astrophysics and Space Science

, Volume 35, Issue 1, pp L27–L32 | Cite as

Derivation of a condition on the motion of two deformable bodies

  • J. N. Tokis
Letter to the Editor

Abstract

We attempt to derive the conditions for which the motion of a system of two deformable (fluid or not) bodies can be reduced to the well-known two-body problem. The new condition is discussed for some pairs of such bodies existing in the natural world.

Keywords

Natural World Deformable Body 
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Copyright information

© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1975

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. N. Tokis
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  1. 1.Dept. of MechanicsUniversity of PatrasGreece

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