Three body problem
Version 1.0.2 (3.83 KB) by andrea
Just a simple script to compute the trajectory of three bodies under their reciprocal gravitational influence.
Updated 29 Aug 2021
This simple script was inspired by one of the Feynman lecture about Newton's law of dynamics. The aim is to show that just with the laws of motion and a basic numerical method is possible to find an approximate solution of a tremendously complex problem.
The theory can be found in the lecture:
Newton’s Laws of Dynamics
9–6 Numerical solution of the equations
andrea (2023). Three body problem (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/96932-three-body-problem), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .
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