Academic Catalog

AEE554 APPLIED ORBITAL MECHANICS

Course Code: 5720554
METU Credit (Theoretical-Laboratory hours/week): 3(3-0)
ECTS Credit: 8.0
Department: Aerospace Engineering
Language of Instruction: English
Level of Study: Graduate
Course Coordinator: Prof.Dr. OZAN TEKNALP
Offered Semester: Fall Semesters.

Course Content

Coordinate systems, ime systems; two body problem, geometry of conic sections, three body problem; orbital perturbations; orbital maneuvers, Hohman transfer, inclination and station keeping maneuvers, interplanetary trajectories; methods of determination of an orbit.; satellite attitude dynamics, stability of orbital motion, spacecraft attitude control.