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AE 598 PEO - Special Topics - Planetary Entry

Campus: Urbana-Champaign


Subject offerings of new and developing areas of knowledge in aerospace engineering intended to augment existing formal courses. Topics and prerequisites vary for each section. See Class Schedule or departmental course information for both. Course Information: May be repeated in the same or separate terms if topics vary to a maximum of 12 hours.

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Graduate-level overview of planetary entry systems. Topics include: flight mechanics; guidance, navigation, and control systems; thermal protection systems; aerothermodynamics; descent and landing systems; aerocapture; aerobraking; mission and vehicle design; and modeling and simulation. Case studies are used throughout to illustrate technical content. Pre-reqs: AE 312, AE 352, AE 402 (or equivalents) or permission from instructor

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Number of Required Visit(s): 0

Course Level: Graduate

Credit: 4

Term(s): Fall


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