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This is the 2nd edition with a publication date of 10/26/2009.
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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 improved discusions of coordinate systems, new discussion on perturbations and quarternions * NEW: Increased coverage of attitude dynamics, including new Matlab algorithms and examples in chapter 10 * New examples and homework problems * Highly illustrated and fully supported with downloadable MATLAB algorithms for project and practical work; fully worked examples throughout; extensive homework exercises; Instructor's Manual and lecture slides.
Table of Contents
|Dynamics of Point Masses|
|The Two-Body Problem|
|Orbital Position as a Function of Time|
|Orbits in Three Dimensions|
|Preliminary Orbit Determination|
|Relative Motion and Rendezvous|
|Satellite Attitude Dynamics|
|Rocket Vehicle Dynamics|
|A Road Map|
|Numerical Integration of the n-Body Equations of Motion|
|Gravitational Potential Energy of a Sphere|
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