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2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
    
2018-2019 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAE 483H - Space Flight and Orbital Mechanics


(3 units)

Prerequisites: MAE 381  with a grade of “C” or better.
Two-body problem. Predicting orbital positions. Kepler’s equation. Orbital elements. Lambert’s problem. Rocket dynamics. Rocket payloads and staging. Impulsive orbital transfer. Interplanetary mission analysis.

Letter grade only (A-F). Additional assignments/projects adding depth to the course materials required for Engineering Honors students. (Lecture-problems 3 hours) MAE 483H is open only to students in the Engineering Honors Program. Not open for credit to students with credit in MAE 483 .