Readings for Class 3 (February 16th):
Orbital evolution and tidal heating. (IA, LP, GC, and designated hitter Matt Staid)
Report on starred ones.
- General Tidal Heating: (Geoff Collins)
- *P. Goldreich and S. Soter (1966) Q in the solar system, Icarus, 5, 375-389. (Explains definition and meaning of tidal dissipation factor).
- *G. Schubert et al. (1986) Thermal histories, compositions and internal structures of the moons of the solar system, Chapter 6 in Satellites, University of Arizona Press, 224-292. (section on Tidal Heating, p. 244-246).
- Io: (Louise Prockter)
- *S. Peale et al. (1979) Melting of Io by tidal dissipation, Science, 203,
- M. Segatz et al. (1988) Tidal dissipation, surface heat flow, and figure of
viscoelastic models of Io, Icarus, 75, 187-206.
- *M. Ross and G. Schubert (1986) Tidally forced viscous heating in a
partially molten Io, Icarus, 64, 391-400.
- Europa: (Irene Antonenko)
- *M. Ross and G. Schubert (1987) Tidal heating in an internal ocean model of Europa, Nature, 325, 133-134.
- P. Helfenstein and E. Parmentier (1980) Fractures on Europa: Possible response to an ice crust to tidal deformation, PLPSC 11, 1987-1988.
- *R. Malhotra (1991) Tidal origin of the Laplace resonance and the resurfacing of Ganymede, Icarus, 94, 399-412.
- Other Planetary Satellite Systems: (Matthew Staid)
- Enceladus: M. Ross and G. Schubert (1989) Viscoelastic models of tidal
heating in Enceladus, Icarus, 78, 90-101. (Role of viscosity in tidal
- Uranian Satellites:
- *S. Peale (1988) Speculative histories of the Uranian satellite system, Icarus, 74, 153-171.
- S. Squyres et al. (1985) The enigma of the Uranian satellites' orbital eccentricities, Icarus, 61, 218-223.
- R. Malhotra and S. Dermott (1990) The role of secondary resonances in the orbital history of Miranda, Icarus, 85, 444-480.
- R. Marcialis and R. Greenberg (1987) Warming of Miranda during chaotic rotation, Nature, 328, 227-229. (Chaotic rotation as a way to heat Miranda).
(The following papers illustration of the importance of the evolution of
satellite orbits, and how satellites can move in and out of resonances as
their orbits evolve outward.)
- W. Tittemore and J. Wisdom (1988) Tidal evolution of the Uranian satellites I, Passage of Ariel and Ubriel through the 5 : 3 mean-motion commensurability, Icarus, 74, 172-230.
- W. Tittemore and J. Wisdom (1989) Tidal evolution of the Uranian satellites II, An explanation of the anomalously high orbital inclination of Miranda, Icarus, 78, 63-89.
- W. Tittemore and J. Wisdom (1990) Tidal evolution of the Uranian satellites III, Evolution through the Miranda-Umbriel 3 : 1, Miranda-Ariel 5 :3, and Ariel-Umbriel 2:1 mean-motion commensurabilities, Icarus, 85, 394-443.
- *S. Dermott et al. (1988) Dynamics of the Uranian and Saturnian satellite systems: A chaotic route to melting Miranda?, Icarus, 76, 295-334. (Assessment of capture into resonance resulting in chaotic motion; focus on the first pages, 295-301).
- *R. Greenberg et al. (1991) Miranda, Uranus, University of Arizona, 693-735. (Section on heating mechanisms, p. 713-719).