ASE 366K - Tentative Schedule

ASE 366K - Tentative Schedule - Tentative Lecture Schedule...

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Tentative Lecture Schedule ASE 366K Spacecraft Dynamics, Fall 2009/Humphreys Lecture Topic Reading 8/27 Organization and introduction 9/1 The Newtonian revolution in orbital mechanics 9/3 No class – Dr. Humphreys on travel 9/8 The N-body problem BMW 1-14, Kaplan 1-8 9/10 The 2-body problem 9/15 Derivation of Kepler’s laws BMW 14-43, Kaplan 24-33 9/17 More on Kepler’s laws; the energy equation 9/22 Canonical units and anomalies BMW 181-188, 220-222, Kaplan 33-37 9/24 No class – Dr. Humphreys on travel 9/29 Kepler’s equation 10/1 Orbit parameterization BMW 220-222, 51-83 10/6 Orbit elements 10/8 Review for prelim 1 First preliminary exam on 10/8 from 7:00-8:30pm, location TBD 10/13 Orbit propagation BMW 71-83, 151-173, Kaplan 82-88 10/15 Orbital maneuver types 10/20 Orbital maneuver calculations
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