Orbital Mechanics and Astrodynamics

Techniques and Tools for Space Missions

Authors: Hintz, Gerald R.

  • Illustrates all key concepts with examples
  • Includes exercises for each chapter
  • Explains concepts and engineering tools a student or experienced engineer can apply to mission design and navigation of space missions
  • Covers fundamental principles to expose the student to the basic dynamics of space flight
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About this Textbook

This textbook covers fundamental and advanced topics in orbital mechanics and astrodynamics to expose the student to the basic dynamics of space flight. The engineers and graduate students who read this class-tested text will be able to apply their knowledge to mission design and navigation of space missions. Through highlighting basic, analytic and computer-based methods for designing interplanetary and orbital trajectories, this text provides excellent insight into astronautical techniques and tools. This book is ideal for graduate students in Astronautical or Aerospace Engineering and related fields of study, researchers in space industrial and governmental research and development facilities, as well as researchers in astronautics.

This book also:

·       Illustrates all key concepts with examples

·       Includes exercises for each chapter

·       Explains concepts and engineering tools a student or experienced engineer can apply to mission design and navigation of space missions

·       Covers fundamental principles to expose the student to the basic dynamics of space flight

About the authors

Prof. Gerald Hintz is an Adjunct Professor in the Astronautical Engineering Department at the University of Southern California. He is also a Senior Engineer and Functional Area Manager for the Spacecraft Navigation at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

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eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-319-09444-1
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-319-09443-4
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at 1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (Weekdays 8:30am – 5:30pm ET) to place your order.
  • Due: November 11, 2016
  • ISBN 978-3-319-35172-8
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Orbital Mechanics and Astrodynamics
Book Subtitle
Techniques and Tools for Space Missions
Authors
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-09444-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-09444-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-09443-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-35172-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 386
Number of Illustrations and Tables
197 b/w illustrations, 9 illustrations in colour
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