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E M A 642: Satellite Dynamics

  • Catalog Description:
    Review of Eulers equations, torque-free motion, stability of rotation, energy dissipation effects, gyroscopic instruments, gyrodynamics of the Earth, gravity gradient stabilized satellites, spin stabilized satellites, dual spin satellites, tethered satellites, mass movement techniques, space vehicle motion and rocket dynamics.
  • Credits: 3
  • Prerequisites: EMA 542
  • Official Course Description (pdf)

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