Sign on
ADS Classic is now deprecated. It will be completely retired in October 2019. This page will automatically redirect to the new ADS interface at that point.

SAO/NASA ADS Astronomy Abstract Service


· Find Similar Abstracts (with default settings below)
· Electronic On-line Article (HTML)
· Full Printable Article (PDF/Postscript)
· Scanned Article (GIF)
· Table of Contents
· References in the Article
· Citations to the Article (2) (Citation History)
· Refereed Citations to the Article
· Also-Read Articles (Reads History)
·
· Translate This Page
Title:
Collisional evolution of asteroids and Trans-Neptunian objects
Authors:
Campo Bagatin, Adriano
Publication:
Asteroids, Comets, Meteors, Proceedings of the 229th Symposium of the International Astronomical Union held in Búzios, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil August 7-12, 2005, Edited by D. Lazzaro, S. Ferraz-Mello & J.A. Fernández. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006., pp.335-350
Publication Date:
00/2006
Origin:
CUP
DOI:
10.1017/S1743921305006836
Bibliographic Code:
2006IAUS..229..335C

Abstract

Since Pietrowsky's first analytical study of collisional systems of asteroids (1953), through Dohnanyi's comprehensive theory (1969), to the analytical and numerical studies of the last two decades, the collisional evolution of populations of asteroids -- and to a less extent, of Trojans and TNOs-- has been investigated by many researchers.The study of such systems is an intrinsically delicate mathematical problem, as their evolution in time is properly described in terms of systems of first-order, non-linear differential equations. Physically, the limited knowledge of some of the collisional properties, rotations and internal structure of bodies, and the complex interplay with dust, non-gravitational effects and dynamical interactions with planets, make the study of the collisional evolution a hard multi-parametric problem. Nevertheless, the task is worth the effort, in fact the understanding of evolutionary processes in the solar system's small body belts provides the main tools to discriminate between the many different theoretical scenarios proposed to explain the formation of the solar system itself.This review tries to give an updated overall view of the research done in this field, and to show the connections between apparently independent phenomena that may affect the evolution of collisional systems of asteroids and TNOs.

Printing Options

Print whole paper
Print Page(s) through

Return 600 dpi PDF to Acrobat/Browser. Different resolutions (200 or 600 dpi), formats (Postscript, PDF, etc), page sizes (US Letter, European A4, etc), and compression (gzip,compress,none) can be set through the Printing Preferences



More Article Retrieval Options

HELP for Article Retrieval


Bibtex entry for this abstract   Preferred format for this abstract (see Preferences)


Find Similar Abstracts:

Use: Authors
Title
Abstract Text
Return: Query Results Return    items starting with number
Query Form
Database: Astronomy
Physics
arXiv e-prints