Lunar Tidal Acceleration on a Rigid Earth

  1. H. C. Heard,
  2. I. Y. Borg,
  3. N. L. Carter and
  4. C. B. Raleigh
  1. R. A. Broucke1,
  2. W. E. Zürn2 and
  3. L. B. Slichter1

Published Online: 15 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/GM016p0319

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

Flow and Fracture of Rocks

How to Cite

Broucke, R. A., Zürn, W. E. and Slichter, L. B. (1972) Lunar Tidal Acceleration on a Rigid Earth, in Flow and Fracture of Rocks (eds H. C. Heard, I. Y. Borg, N. L. Carter and C. B. Raleigh), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/GM016p0319

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Engineering, University of California Los Angeles, California 90024 and Jet Propulsion Laboratory Pasadena, California 91103

  2. 2

    Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics, University of California Los Angeles, California 90024

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1972

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875900162

Online ISBN: 9781118664063

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Keywords:

  • Brown's theory;
  • Lunar gravity tide;
  • Lunar tidal acceleration;
  • Rigid earth;
  • Vertical solar tidal accelerations

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Precision Desired

  • Effect of Errors in Position of Observatory

  • Tests of Precision

  • Cost