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By Dennis D. McCarthy

Filling the necessity for a booklet that conveys the present know-how in addition to the underlying background and actual heritage, this e-book tells physicists and engineers how you can degree time to the precision required for modern day use. The authors draw on their longstanding examine adventure with timekeeping and high-precision dimension to hide using satellites in measuring earth circulation version and the impact of the moon, whereas additionally residing on such issues as timekeeping aboard satellites and time move. critical for high-precision measurements of approaches in astrophysics, and suitable for size, navigation and verbal exchange, this monograph should be both used as a direction publication or as accompanying paintings at complex undergraduate or graduate point.

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