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Orbital mechanics for engineering students

By: Curtis, Howard D.
Series: Elsevier aerospace engineering series. Publisher: Oxford Elsevier 2020Edition: 4th ed.Description: xv, 763p.ISBN: 9780081021330.Subject(s): Orbital mechanicsDDC classification: 521.3 | C942o4 Summary: Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students, Fourth Edition, is a key text for students of aerospace engineering. While this latest edition has been updated with new content and included sample problems, it also retains its teach-by-example approach that emphasizes analytical procedures, computer-implemented algorithms, and the most comprehensive support package available, including fully worked solutions, PPT lecture slides, and animations of selected topics. Highly illustrated and fully supported with downloadable MATLAB algorithms for project and practical work, this book provides all the tools needed to fully understand the subject. Provides a new chapter on the circular restricted 3-body problem, including low-energy trajectories Presents the latest on interplanetary mission design, including non-Hohmann transfers and lunar missions Includes new and revised examples and sample problems
List(s) this item appears in: New arrival August 13 to 18, 2019
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Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students, Fourth Edition, is a key text for students of aerospace engineering. While this latest edition has been updated with new content and included sample problems, it also retains its teach-by-example approach that emphasizes analytical procedures, computer-implemented algorithms, and the most comprehensive support package available, including fully worked solutions, PPT lecture slides, and animations of selected topics. Highly illustrated and fully supported with downloadable MATLAB algorithms for project and practical work, this book provides all the tools needed to fully understand the subject.

Provides a new chapter on the circular restricted 3-body problem, including low-energy trajectories
Presents the latest on interplanetary mission design, including non-Hohmann transfers and lunar missions
Includes new and revised examples and sample problems

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