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AE-415: Introduction to Space Dynamics

 

Catalog Description

Fundamentals of orbital mechanics and rigid body dynamics, two-body problems, orbital maneuvers and orbital determination, rigid body kinematics, and kinetics. Prerequisites: AE 227 and AE 373.

Textbook

Curtis, Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students, Third Edition.  

Semesters Taught 

  • Fall 2014-17
  • Spring 2015,17 

Course Overview in Pictures

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Grading Policy (Fall 2017)   

  • Assignments=4%
  • Exam 1=24%
  • Exam 2=24%
  • Exam 3=24%
  • Team Project Report 1=10%
  • Team Project Report 2=12%
  • Team Project Presentation=2%

Syllabus

Fall 2017 syllabus will be posted here soon.