By Ivan I. Shevchenko

This publication bargains with an impact in celestial mechanics that has turn into relatively vital in exoplanet examine. The Lidov-Kozai impression finds itself in coherent periodic diversifications (which might be very huge) of the inclination and eccentricity of an orbiting physique within the presence of an prone perturber. The influence is understood to be very important within the movement of many asteroids and planetary satellites. what's extra, now it draws an increasing number of curiosity within the astronomical and astrophysical neighborhood as a result of its relevance for lots of exoplanetary structures. fresh years witnessed significant developments in its thought. it might be no exaggeration to claim that these days the Lidov-Kozai impact turns into essentially the most studied astrophysical results. This booklet covers the multitude of the Lidov-Kozai effect’s sleek purposes and its idea developments. It can be valuable for researchers and scholars operating in astrophysics, celestial mechanics, stellar dynamics, theoretical mechanics, house missions layout, reckoning on the pursuits of the reader. The publication is self-contained. It presents the entire particular assurance of the effect’s thought and applications.

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