As they tumble through space, objects like spacecraft move in dynamical ways. Understanding and predicting the equations that represent that motion is critical to the safety and efficacy of spacecraft mission development. Kinetics: Modeling the Motions of Spacecraft trains your skills in topics like rigid body angular momentum and kinetic energy expression shown in a coordinate frame agnostic manner, single and dual rigid body systems tumbling without the forces of external torque, how differential gravity across a rigid body is approximated to the first order to study disturbances in both the attitude and orbital motion, and how these systems change when general momentum exchange devices are introduced.
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TOP REVIEWS FROM KINETICS: STUDYING SPACECRAFT MOTION
A good course to understand concept and practical evaluation process to useit on field.
Great course, interesting and well taught.
For future updates to the course my suggestion is to give a computational example regarding the material covered in week 4
Good course. Buying the book by Prof. Schaub will help you a lot in succeeding in this course.
excellent course content with knowledgeable professor. Challenging to learn and focused on both analytical theory and practical example.
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