MAE146: Astronautics Midterm Exam
Important Notes:
Please justify all of your answer with equations and sentences in order to receive full grade. 10 pts will be given to presentation; any clean, readable copies will receveive these points. Exams
MAE146: Astronautics Homework #2
Assigned: Friday, January 18th , 2008 Due date: Friday, January 25th , 2008, (at beginning of the lecture)
Note: "textbook" refers to Wiesel's book, "Spaceflight dynamics". Please justify all of your answers. Proble
MAE146: Astronautics Homework #1
Assigned: Friday, January 11th , 2008 Due date: Friday, January 18th , 2008, (at beginning of the lecture)
Please justify all of your answers.
Problem 1 (10pts): A question of viewpoints An observer on Earth whose
MAE146: Astronautics Homework #2
Assigned: Saturday, January 17th , 2007 Due date: Monday , January 26th , 2007, (at the beginning of the lecture)
Please justify all of your answers and explain your reasoning with sentences.
Problem 1 (30pts): On
MAE146: Astronautics Homework #5
Assigned: Friday, February 13th , 2008 Due date: Friday , February 20th , 2008, (at the beginning of the lecture)
Note: Textbook refers to Wiesels book, Spaceight dynamics. Please justify all of your answers. Proble
MAE 146: Astronautics
TIME MODELING
MAE146: Astronautics Introduction
Time
Def: Prop:
In Newtonian mechanics, time is independent of space Time is modeled as Euclidean 1-space. A time reference frame is required to specify events and consists o
MAE146: Astronautics Design Project
Assigned: Saturday, February 7th , 2009 ; Due date: Friday, March 13th , 2009.
Project Overview Asteroids provide a unique way to look in the early history of the solar system. In particular asteroid composition
MAE 146: Astronautics
MODELING
MAE146: Astronautics Introduction
Lecture Goals and Motivations
Goals Def:
Introduce the notion of modeling Discuss the basic models used in astronautics
Modeling consists of the activity of formulating mathema
MAE 146: Astronautics Introductory Lecture
Space in our Society and as Engineer
MAE146: Astronautics Introduction
Lecture Goals and Outline
Goals
Place the course in a broader picture Invite you to think about the space enterprise
Astronau
MAE146: Astronautics Homework #1
Assigned: Friday, January 9th , 2007 Due date: Friday , January 16th , 2007, (at the beginning of the lecture)
Please justify all of your answers.
Problem 1 (30pts): Look a UFO! 1. One of your friend working at the
MAE 146: Astronautics
Forces overview
MAE146: Astronautics Introduction
Goals and Overview
Newtonian mechanics allows for prediction of the motion of particles once the following pieces of information are given:
Review
An inertial frame The
MAE146: Astronautics Homework #4
Assigned: Friday, February 1st , 2008 Due date: Friday, February 8th , 2008, (at the beginning of the lecture)
Note: "Textbook" refers to Wiesel's book, "Spaceflight dynamics". Please justify all of your answers. Pr
MAE146: Astronautics Homework #5
Assigned: Friday, February 8th , 2008 Due date: Friday , February 15th , 2008, (at the beginning of the lecture)
Note: "Textbook" refers to Wiesel's book, "Spaceflight dynamics". Please justify all of your answers.