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AE 402 - Orbital Mechanics

Last offered Summer 2021

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Analysis of orbits in an inverse-square gravitational field; elementary rocket dynamics, impulsive orbit transfer and rendezvous, and Lambert's Theorem with applications; patched-conic trajectories, planetary gravity-assist maneuvers, and linearized orbit theory with application to simplified analytical models; perturbations. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: AE 202.
Orbital MechanicsA38937LCD31300 - 1415 M W F  403B2 Engineering Hall Bruce A Conway
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