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Much of the material in this chapter is text-book physics and engineering. These are the references I cite in my Notes to Chapter III:
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Bock, Edward; Lambrou, Fred Jr.; and Simon, Michael. "Effect of Environmental Parameters on Habitat Structural Weight and Cost." Space Resources and Space Settlements, p. 33-60. Edited by John Billingham, William Gilbreath, and Brian O'Leary. NASA Scientific and Technical Information Branch, 1979.
Clark, Carl C.; and Hardy, James D. "Gravity Problems in Manned Space Stations." Proceedings of the Manned Space Stations Symposium, April 20-22, 1960, p. 104-113. Institute of the Aeronautical Sciences, 1960.
Clarke, Arthur C. The Fountains of Paradise. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1979.
Einstein, Albert. Relativity: The Special and the General Theory. Authorized translation by Robert W. Lawson. Crown Publishers, 1961.
Graybiel, Ashton. "Some Physiological Effects of Alternation Between Zero Gravity and One Gravity." Space Manufacturing Facilities (Space Colonies): Proceedings of the Princeton / AIAA / NASA Conference, May 7-9, 1975, p. 137-149. Edited by Jerry Grey. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1977.
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O'Neill, Gerard K. "Maximum-Strength, Minimum-Mass Structures." Space-Based Manufacturing from Nonterrestrial Materials, p. 161-171. Edited by Gerard K. O'Neill and Brian O'Leary. American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 1977.
O'Neill, Gerard K. The High Frontier. Anchor Books, 1982.
Pearson, Jerome. "Ride An Elevator Into Space." New Scientist, vol. 121, no. 1647, p. 58-61, January 14, 1989. IPC Magazines Ltd.
Penzo, Paul A. "Tethers for Mars Space Operations." The Case for Mars II, p. 445-465. Edited by Christopher P. McKay. American Astronautical Society, 1985. Paper no. AAS 84-174. Volume 62 of the Science and Technology Series, Advances in the Astronautical Sciences.
Pollard, Harry. Celestial Mechanics. The Mathematical Association of America, 1976. Number eighteen in the Carus Mathematical Monographs.
Sears, Francis Weston; and Zemansky, Mark W. University Physics. Addison-Wesley Publishing Company, third edition 1963.
Shames, Irving H. Engineering Mechanics, Vol. II: Dynamics. Prentice-Hall, second edition 1966.