ch13-p063 - 63. The energy required to raise a satellite of...

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63. The energy required to raise a satellite of mass m to an altitude h (at rest) is given by 1 11 , E EE EU G M m R Rh §· =Δ = ¨¸ + ©¹ and the energy required to put it in circular orbit once it is there is () 2 2o r b 1 . 22 E E GM m Em v R h == + Consequently, the energy difference is 12 13 . 2( ) E EEE G M m R ªº Δ= − = «»
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2011 for the course PHY 2049 taught by Professor Any during the Spring '08 term at University of Florida.

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