Elements of Space Technology / Edition 1

Elements of Space Technology / Edition 1

by Rudolf X. Meyer, Meyer
     
 

This book is written to give aerospace professionals and students a thorough understanding of the aerospace aspects of space programs. The book focuses on deriving results from the primary physics and engineering fundamentals necessary to understand and design space-based systems. State-of-the-art descriptions of U.S. and international space technologies and systems,… See more details below

Overview

This book is written to give aerospace professionals and students a thorough understanding of the aerospace aspects of space programs. The book focuses on deriving results from the primary physics and engineering fundamentals necessary to understand and design space-based systems. State-of-the-art descriptions of U.S. and international space technologies and systems, from this rapidly changing field, are included whenever they add permanent validity to the book.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780124929401
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
04/28/1999
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
329
Product dimensions:
7.39(w) x 10.40(h) x 1.12(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Ch. 1Reference Frames and Time1
Ch. 2Forces and Moments21
Ch. 3Orbits and Trajectories in an Inverse Square Field59
Ch. 4Chemical Rocket Propulsion97
Ch. 5Orbital Maneuvers181
Ch. 6Attitude Control215
Ch. 7Spacecraft Thermal Design269
Appendices307
Index325

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