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Orbital Mechanics : Theory and Applications - Tom Logsdon

Orbital Mechanics

Theory and Applications

Hardcover Published: 10th October 1997
ISBN: 9780471146360
Number Of Pages: 288

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A lively study of orbital mechanics by the writer responsible for the computer simulations and systems analysis for the Saturn V moon rocket, Project Skylab and many others. Provides thorough coverage of all background theories, including unusual concepts and paradoxes that will enhance appreciation of this field. Includes discussion of rocket propulsion and optimization of techniques for maximizing payload and minimizing fuel consumption, plus complete coverage of the interaction of space vehicles and space bodies.

An Introduction to Orbital Mechanics.

Satellite Orbits.

The Orbital Environment.

Powered Flight Maneuvers.

Boosting a Satellite Into Orbit.

Today's Family of Global Boosters.

Enhancing the Performance of Booster Rockets.

Choosing the Proper Orbit for a Satellite.

Choosing the Proper Constellation Architecture.

Space-Age Technologies for the Twenty-First Century.

Bibliography.

About the Author.

Index.

ISBN: 9780471146360
ISBN-10: 0471146366
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 288
Published: 10th October 1997
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 26.35 x 18.2  x 2.9
Weight (kg): 0.67
Edition Number: 1