Space Dynamics (2180103)   Old Code : 180103

Syllabus

Sr. Topics Teaching Hours Module Weightage
1
Introduction
Definition of Space, Types of Space Vehicles, Newton’s law of Gravitation, Gravitational potential energy,
3
10 %
2
Particle Dynamics
Force and Momentum, Work and Energy, The Two-body problem, Central Force motion,Mechanics of Circular Orbits, Orbit equation, Geometry of Conic Sections, Kepler’s laws, Energy balance in orbits, The Hohmann Transfer
9
30 %
3
Attitude Dynamics
Introduction, Rigid body dynamics, Dual Spin Satellite, Attitude Control
12
30 %
4
Reentry Dynamics
Introduction, Types of Entry Paths, Equation of Motion for Atmospheric entry, Application to Ballistic entry, Entry Heating, Lifting reentry with application to Space shuttle
12
30 %