Space Vehicle Design

ISBN-10: 1563475391
ISBN-13: 9781563475399
Edition: 2nd 2004
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Book details

List price: $94.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 465
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.992
Language: English

The second edition of this text continues to fulfil the book's original goal in linking and integrating many disciplines relevant to the field of space systems engineering. It contains an additional chapter on reliability analysis, new technical material and numerous homework problems.

Preface
Preface to the Previous Edition
Introduction
Introduction
Systems Engineering Process
Requirements and Tradeoffs
Bibliography
Mission Design
Introduction
Low Earth Orbit
Medium-Altitude Earth Orbit
Geosynchronous Earth Orbit
Lunar and Deep Space Missions
Advanced Mission Concepts
Bibliography
Spacecraft Environment
Introduction
Earth Environment
Launch Environment
Atmospheric Environment
Space and Upper Atmosphere Environment
References
Problems
Astrodynamics
Introduction
Fundamentals of Orbital Mechanics
Non-Keplerian Motion
Basic Orbital Maneuvers
Interplanetary Transfer
Perturbation Methods
Orbital Rendezvous
References
Problems
Propulsion
Rocket Propulsion Fundamentals
Ascent Flight Mechanics
Launch Vehicle Selection
References
Problems
Atmospheric Entry
Introduction
Fundamentals of Entry Flight Mechanics
Fundamentals of Entry Heating
Entry Vehicle Designs
Aeroassisted Orbit Transfer
References
Bibliography
Problems
Attitude Determination and Control
Introduction
Basic Concepts and Terminology
Review of Rotational Dynamics
Rigid Body Dynamics
Space Vehicle Disturbance Torques
Passive Attitude Control
Active Control
Attitude Determination
System Design Considerations
References
Problems
Configuration and Structural Design
Introduction
Design Drivers
Spacecraft Design Concepts
Mass Properties
Structural Loads
Large Structures
Materials
References
Thermal Control
Introduction
Spacecraft Thermal Environment
Thermal Control Methods
Heat Transfer Mechanisms
Spacecraft Thermal Modeling and Analysis
References
Problems
Power Systems
Introduction
Power System Functions
Power System Evolution
Power System Design Drivers
Power System Elements
Design Practice
Batteries
Primary Power Source
Solar Arrays
Radioisotope Thermoelectric Generators
Fuel Cells
Power Conditioning and Control
Future Concepts
References
Problems
Telecommunications
Introduction
Command Subsystem
Hardware Redundancy
Autonomy
Command Subsystem Elements
Radio Frequency Elements
Spacecraft Tracking
References
Problems
Reliability Analysis
Introduction
Review of Probability Theory
Random Variables
Special Probability Distributions
System Reliability
Statistical Inference
Design Considerations
References
Problems
Random Processes
Tables
Bibliography
Index
Series Listing

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