3 Credits

LectureFall 2024
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Fall 2024 Instructors: Kenshiro Oguri, Andrea Capannolo

Description of orientation, angular velocity, and angular acceleration in terms of direction cosines, Euler parameters, and angles. Forces and moments acting on space vehicles. Attitude stability of various types of satellites in circular and elliptic orbits. Spin stabilization and gravity gradient torques. Gyroscopic devices and energy dissipation. Introduction to attitude control.

Course AAE 44000 from Purdue University - West Lafayette.

Prerequisites: AAE 34000

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