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ARO 4090 - Space Vehicle Dynamics and Control (3)


Three dimensional rigid-body motion, quaternions, space vehicle motion, and spacecraft attitude dynamics. Topics of spacecraft attitude maneuvering such as de-spinning of satellites, bang-bang control, reaction wheels, control-moment gyros (CMGs), and thrusters. Some laboratory demonstrations and experiments with gyros and CMGs are included.

Prerequisite(s): ARO Major, C or better in ARO 309 or ARO 3090 , C or better in ARO 322 or ARO 3220 , and C or better in ARO 322L or ARO 3220L .
Component(s): Lecture
Grading Basis: Graded Only
Repeat for Credit: May be taken only once
Course Category: Major Course



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