Space Flight Mechanics
IIT Kharagpur, , Prof. Manoranjan Sinha
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Introduction to Space Flight Mechanics - Particle Dynamics - Conic Section.
Central Force Motion : Two Body Problem Equation of Relative Motion,Integrals of the Two Body Problem,Kepler's Equation,Kepler's Problem,Orbital Elements and Coordinate Systems and orbit Determination - Restricted Three Body Problem Equation of Motion - Inertial,Relative, and Barycentric Formulas,Ten known Integrals,General Three Body problem.
Orbit Transfer : Coplanar Transfer,Hohmann and Bielliptic transfer,Orbital Change due to Impulsive Thrust - Noncoplanar Transfer - Interception and Rendezvous - Continuous Thrust Transfer.
Attitude Dynamics :Rigid Body Dynamics,Attitude Control,Gravity Gradient Satellite,Dual Spin Satellite - Rocket Performance
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Space Flight Mechanics by Dr.Manoranjan Sinha,Department of Aerospace Engineering,IIT Kharagpur. For more details on NPTEL visit httpnptel.iitm.ac.in
Sep 12, 2018
Excellent course helped me understand topic that i couldn't while attendinfg my college.
March 29, 2019
Great course. Thank you very much.