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AE 402 ONL - Orbital Mechanics

Campus: Urbana-Champaign

Description:

Analysis of orbits in an inverse-square gravitational field; elementary rocket dynamics, impulsive orbit transfer and rendezvous, and Lambert's Theorem with applications; patched-conic trajectories, planetary gravity-assist maneuvers, and linearized orbit theory with application to simplified analytical models; perturbations. Course Information: 3 undergraduate hours. 3 or 4 graduate hours. Prerequisite: AE 202.

Special Instructions:

Restricted to online non-degree, online, MSAE, online MSME, online MSCEE and online MCS students. For more details on this course section, please see http://engineering.illinois.edu/online/courses/. Non-Degree students may enroll on a space-available basis with consent of Program Coordinator, Staci Tankersley (tank@illinois.edu).

Academic Program Restrictions:

NDEG:Undergrad Nondeg-CE-UIUC

Option 1

Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 3

Term(s): Fall , Summer


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