AEROSP 347 - Space Flight Mechanics
Section: 001
Term: FA 2017
Subject: Aerospace Engineering (AEROSP)
Department: CoE Aerospace Engineering
3 (Non-LSA credit).
Requirements & Distribution:
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Enforced Prerequisites:
MECHENG 240; MATH 216 or 256; and AEROSP 201, each completed with a minimum grade of at least C-.
This course counts toward the 60 credits of math/science required for a Bachelor of Science degree.
May not be repeated for credit.
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Introduction to space flight mechanics. The two-body problem. Orbital transfers, maneuvers and orbital analysis. Ground tracks and relative motion in orbit. Gravity assist trajectories. Spacecraft attitude and rotational dynamics. Euler's and Poisson's equations. Stability analysis. Open loop attitude control and momentum management using thrusters and reaction wheels.

AEROSP 347 - Space Flight Mechanics
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001 (LEC)
TuTh 1:30PM - 3:00PM
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ISBN: 9780080977478
Orbital mechanics for engineering students, Author: Howard D. Curtis, Professor of Aerospace Engineering, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Daytona Beach, Florida., Publisher: Elsevier Third edit 2014
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