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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Meilleurs avis pour KINETICS: STUDYING SPACECRAFT MOTION
great lectures highly recommended for space enthusiasts
It's a well taught course that would otherwise have proved much more difficult.
excellent course content with knowledgeable professor. Challenging to learn and focused on both analytical theory and practical example.
Great teacher, great course. I recommend studying with the book since it's not an easy topic.
The first course was a bit better since there were more programming exercises to train.
À propos du Spécialisation Spacecraft Dynamics and Control
Spacecraft Dynamics and Control covers three core topic areas: the description of the motion and rates of motion of rigid bodies (Kinematics), developing the equations of motion that prediction the movement of rigid bodies taking into account mass, torque, and inertia (Kinetics), and finally non-linear controls to program specific orientations and achieve precise aiming goals in three-dimensional space (Control). The specialization invites learners to develop competency in these three areas through targeted content delivery, continuous concept reinforcement, and project applications.
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