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A Multi-Particle Regularisation Technique

  • D. C. Heggie
Part of the Astrophysics and Space Science Library book series (ASSL, volume 31)

Abstract

Certain features of a practical regularisation method, in which the potential or kinetic energy is used as a time-regularising function, are described. For two-body encounters the method is less powerful than Kustaanheimo-Stiefel regularisation, but it has wider applicability.

Keywords

Close Encounter Binary Method Standard Precision Relative Position Vector Virial Ratio 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • D. C. Heggie
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Theoretical AstronomyCambridgeUK

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