ASEN 5052 - Analytical Astrodynamics uri icon



  • Introduction to astrodynamics with an emphasis on analytical approaches. The primary subjects covered are the general solution of the 2-body problem; orbital trajectories, transfers, targeting, and time of flight; orbit perturbations and averaging analysis; and the restricted 3-body problem. Previously offered as a special topics course. Degree credit not granted for this course and ASEN 5050. Recommended prerequisite: ASEN 3200 or equivalent or instructor consent required.