University of Colorado Boulder
Attitude Control with Momentum Exchange Devices
University of Colorado Boulder

Attitude Control with Momentum Exchange Devices

This course is part of Advanced Spacecraft Dynamics and Control Specialization

Taught in English

Hanspeter Schaub

Instructor: Hanspeter Schaub

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Advanced level

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45 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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What you'll learn

  • Developing spacecraft equations of motion with momentum exchange devices

  • Writing and validating complex spacecraft simulations

  • Exploiting momentum device nullmotion to avoid singularities.

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46 quizzes

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

Advanced level

Recommended experience

45 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
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There are 5 modules in this course

The prerequisite topics of spacecraft kinematics are reviewed in this module. This sequence is intended to ramp up the student on the mathematical tools and concepts required for this course. For each topic we also dig a little deeper into the subject matter.

What's included

8 videos7 quizzes

Review of fundamental properties of a closed dynamical system leading to the development of the equations of motion.

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7 videos7 quizzes

Review of the fundamental nonlinear stability definitions, using Lyapunov's direct method, as well as discussing stability proof modifications if the system is time dependent.

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11 videos9 quizzes

Develop the kinematics and kinetics of the variable speed CMG devices.

What's included

12 videos10 quizzes

Learn how to achieve 3-axis attitude feedback control using a series of momentum exchange devices such as reaction wheels, control moment gyroscopes (CMGs) and variable speed CMGs

What's included

19 videos13 quizzes

Instructor

Hanspeter Schaub
University of Colorado Boulder
10 Courses32,681 learners

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