Online Courses

AE 502 - Advanced Orbital Mechanics

Spring 2015

Advanced Orbital MechanicsONL62442ONL -    Victoria Lynn Coverstone

Course Description

This course covers circular-restricted three-body problem; surfaces of zero velocity, libration points, and halo orbits; perturbed two-body motion; Gauss and Lagrange planetary equations, Hamilton's principle, canonical equations and Delaunay variables; application to artificial Earth satellites; and orbit determination.

Credit Hours

4 hours


Undergraduate degree and a course in Orbital Mechanics (AE 402).

Subject Area

Aerospace Engineering