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By Andrea Milani, Zoran Knežević (auth.), Rudolf Dvorak, Sylvio Ferraz-Mello (eds.)

The papers during this quantity conceal quite a lot of matters overlaying the newest advancements in Celestial Mechanics from the theoretical element of nonlinear dynamical structures to the applying to actual difficulties. We emphasize the papers at the formation of planetary platforms, their balance and likewise the matter of liveable zones in extrasolar planetary platforms. a different subject is the soundness of Trojans in our planetary approach, the place a growing number of practical dynamical versions are used to give an explanation for their complicated motions: along with the real contribution from the theoretical viewpoint, the result of a number of numerical experiments unraveled the constitution of the good region round the librations issues.
This quantity could be of curiosity to astronomers and mathematicians drawn to Hamiltonian mechanics and within the dynamics of planetary systems.

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UN ð~ ables after N successive canonical transformations. Thus the relation IN ¼ q2 is exact. This one-to-one correspondence between level values of the integrals and the respective radii q allows to convert the variations of the integrals DIN to variations Dq determining immediately the size of the region of effective stability in the phase space of the new canonical variables. This is no longer true with integrals UN calculated with a direct method, because in that case 40 CHRISTOS EFTHYMIOPOULOS the level curves UN ðz; zÃ Þ are deformed circles.

This variation is well estimated by using the norm of the remainder instead of the precise value of the remainder. For example, Figure 4 gives the average per step absolute variation DI of the value of IN for N ¼ 38 as found numerically (dashed curve), and analytically, by using the norm of the remainder (solid curve). The variation DI is plotted as a function of the distance q along a line of initial conditions ðv ¼ 0; u ¼ qÞ. The plateau on the left for the dashed curve (numerical) is due to the threshold 10À12 of roundoff errors.

1 À1 : ð51Þ snþ1 ¼ sn þ 2p ð1 þ xnþ1 Þ3 FORMAL INTEGRALS AND NEKHOROSHEV STABILITY 43 Figure 1(a) shows the phase portrait of the mapping (51). The invariant KAM curves of this mapping correspond to librations around L4 . Each invariant curve defines approximate proper elements corresponding to the amplitudes of libration Dp ¼ smax À smin , and dp ¼ amax À amin , where a is defined in terms of x by Equation (49). Figure 1(b) shows Dp as a function of dp , calculated from Figure 1(a), by considering 10 invariant curves of Figure 1(a) with initial conditions x ¼ 0 and s ¼ p=3 þ nDs with n ¼ 1; 2; .

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