The general motion of the heavy symmetric top. Introduction to elliptic integrals

  • Raymond J. Nagem
  • Guido Sandri


We turn in this chapter to the definitive treatment of the heavy symmetric top with three degrees of freedom, and thus assume throughout that the center of gravity is different from the support point.


General Motion Elliptic Integral Lateral Impact Vertical Tangent Spherical Pendulum 
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© Birkhäuser Boston 2010

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Boston UniversityBostonUSA

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