6 edition of **Ellipsoidal figures of equilibrium** found in the catalog.

Ellipsoidal figures of equilibrium

Subrahmanyan Chandrasekhar

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- 24 Currently reading

Published
**1969**
by Yale U.P in New Haven, London
.

Written in English

- Rotating masses of fluid.,
- Ellipsoids.

**Edition Notes**

bibl p243-247.

Statement | by S. Chandrasekhar. |

Series | Lectures |

Contributions | Silliman Foundation. |

Classifications | |
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LC Classifications | QB410 |

The Physical Object | |

Pagination | xi,253p. : |

Number of Pages | 253 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL17383937M |

ISBN 10 | 0300011164 |

OCLC/WorldCa | 57269 |

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Chandrasekhar, S. (Subrahmanyan), Ellipsoidal figures of equilibrium. New York: Dover, an exterior vacuum solution across an ellipsoidal surface of vanishing pressure. But we have an objection against the choice of an ellipsoidal bounding surface: the shape of the figures of equilibrium is not deduced by the field equations of the corresponding theory (Newtonian or General Relativistic) but it is imposed on : T. Papakostas.

The second condition of equilibrium is that there be no torque around any axis; the choice of axis is arbitrary and we will assume that its direction is perpendicular to the xy plane of rotation. () In the figure, the sign supported by a beam of length l mounted by a hinge on a wall is in equilibrium. Chosen the hinge as the center ofFile Size: KB. Lagrange in considered the possibility of a tri-axial ellipsoid being in equilibrium, but concluded that the two equatorial axes of the ellipsoid must be equal, leading back to the solution of Maclaurin spheroid. But Jacobi realized that Lagrange 's demonstration is a sufficiency condition, but not necessary.

Chandrasekhar, S., Ellipsoidal figures of equilibrium, Yale University Press, New Haven, The work of A. M. Lyapunov on the theory of equilibrium figures of celestial bodies is analyzed. The main results are mentioned, such as sufficient conditions for the existence and uniqueness of solutions to the complicated integral and integro-differential equations of the problem; the solution of the stability problem for the MacLaurin and Jacobi ellipsoids; the solution of the existence and Cited by: 2.

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