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Orbital mechanics for engineering students

Author: Howard D Curtis
Publisher: Oxford : Butterworth-Heinemann, 2013.
Series: Elsevier aerospace engineering series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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Written by Howard Curtis, Professor of Aerospace Engineering at Embry-Riddle University, Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students is a crucial text for students of aerospace engineering. Now in its 3e, the book has been brought up-to-date with new topics, key terms, homework exercises, and fully worked examples. Highly illustrated and fully supported with downloadable MATLAB algorithms for project and practical  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Curtis, Howard D.
Orbital mechanics for engineering students.
(OCoLC)852806044
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Howard D Curtis
ISBN: 9780080977485 0080977480
OCLC Number: 861797569
Notes: Previous edition: 2010.
Includes index.
Description: 1 online resource.
Contents: 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 --
Introduction to orbital perturbations.
Series Title: Elsevier aerospace engineering series.
Responsibility: Howard Curtis.

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Highly illustrated and supported with downloadable MATLAB algorithms for project and practical work, this book provides all the tools needed to fully understand the subject. It is suitable for  Read more...

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