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Computational Physics MATLAB

  1. Mar 11, 2009 #1
    Using Matlab to solve for the satellite motion in a central gravitational field

    F=-GmM r/r2.

    Motion is in a plane.Variables are position(x,y),velocity(vx,vy) and accelration (ax,ay).

    Apply the leapfrog method.I need the theoretical solution alone to input into Matlab.

    Thanks.
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 11, 2009 #2
    What is your question?

    What is the leapfrog method? Does this have another name... I've never heard of it.

    -Kerry
     
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