Tides: Introduction and Modelling - Part 2

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Building 1, Level 4, Room 4102


"Translation, rotation and Deformation". In this lecture, we will present the simplest possible model for the motion of two extended rigid bodies interacting by gravity. 

Brief Biography

Clodoaldo Grotta Ragazzo holds a degree in Naval Engineering from the University of São Paulo (USP), a degree in Biosciences from USP, both obtained in 1986, and a PhD degree in Physics from  USP (1989). He was a research visitor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences of New York University from September 1992 to June 1995 and a Visiting Assistant Professor at the Mathematics Department of Princeton University from September 1995 to June 1996. He is currently a professor at USP. He works in the area of Mathematics, mainly on the following topics:  Hamiltonian systems, celestial mechanics, and fluid mechanics.

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