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Orbital mechanics for engineering students

Author: Howard D Curtis
Publisher: Kidlington, Oxford, UK ; Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2010.
Series: Elsevier aerospace engineering series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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* A complete, stand-alone text for this core aerospace engineering subject * NEW: updated throughout, with new coverage of perturbations, Lambert's problem, attitude dynamics, and techniques for numerically integrating orbits * NEW: more examples and homework problems, more Matlab algorithms * NEW: improved support material, including instructor solutions manual and lecture PowerPoint slides. * NEW: Reorganized and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Problèmes et exercices
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Curtis, Howard D.
Orbital mechanics for engineering students.
Kidlington, Oxford, UK ; Burlington, MA : Butterworth-Heinemann, ©2010
(DLC) 2010286309
(OCoLC)434561868
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard D Curtis
ISBN: 9780080887845 0080887848
OCLC Number: 784151750
Notes: Title from title screen (viewed on Apr. 4, 2012).
Description: 1 online resource (xiii, 722 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Dynamics of Point Masses; --
2. The Two-Body Problem; --
3. Orbital Position as a Function of Time; --
4. Orbits in Three Dimensions; --
5. Preliminary Orbit Determination; --
6. Orbital Maneuvers; --
7. Relative Motion and Rendezvous; --
8. Interplanetary Trajectories; --
9. Rigid-Body Dynamics; --
10. Satellite Attitude Dynamics; --
11. Rocket Vehicle Dynamics; --
Appx A. Physical Data; --
Appx B.A Road Map; --
Appx C. Numerical Integration of the n-Body Equations of Motion; --
Appx D. Matlab Algorithms; --
Appx E. Gravitational Potential Energy of a Sphere. Dynamics of point masses --
The two-body problem --
Orbital position as a function of time --
Orbits in three dimensions --
Preliminary orbit determination --
Orbital maneuvers --
Relative motion and rendezvous --
Interplanetary trajectories --
Rigid-body dynamics --
Satellite attitude dynamics --
Rocket vehicle dynamics.
Series Title: Elsevier aerospace engineering series.
Responsibility: Howard D. Curtis.

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Dealing with orbital mechanics, this book covers perturbations, Lambert's problem, attitude dynamics, and techniques for numerically integrating orbits. It includes examples and homework problems,  Read more...

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