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Fundamentals of Astrodynamics and Applications

Fundamentals of Astrodynamics and Applications

by David A. Vallado
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ISBN-13: 9781881883180
Publisher: Microcosm, Inc.
Publication date: 02/28/2013
Edition description: New Edition
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Fundamentals
1.1 History
1.2 Geometry of Conic Sections
1.3 The Earth
1.4 Coordinate Systems
1.5 Coordinate Transformations
1.6 Time
1.7 Motion of the Coordinate System
1.8 Earth Models and Constants
Chapter 2 Equations of Motion
2.1 Historical Background
2.2 Two-body Equation
2.3 Three-body and n-body Equations
2.4 Satellite State Representations
2.5 Application: Orbital Elements from r and v
2.6 Application: r and v from Orbital Elements
Chapter 3 Fundamental Applications
3.1 Historical Background
3.2 Introduction
3.3 Time Conversions
3.4 Observation Transformations
3.5 Application: Sun Positon Vector
3.6 Application: Moon Position Vector
3.7 Application: Planetary Ephemerides
3.8 Application: Sunrise, Sunset, and Twilight Times
3.9 Application: Sight and Light
3.10 Converting IJK to Latitude and Longitude (LatLon)
Chapter 4 Kepler's Equation and Kepler's Problem
4.1 Historical Background
4.2 Kepler's Equation
4.3 Kepler's Problem
4.4 Application: Groundtracks
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