Course Title : Advanced Flight Dynamics of Aerospace Vehicle

Code 10C430
Course Year Master and Doctor Course
Term 1st term
Class day & Period Mon 2nd
Location C3-Lecture Room 5
Credits 2
Restriction
Lecture Form(s) Lecture
Language Japanese
Instructor Kei Senda, Sinya Aoi

Course Description

Flight Dynamics and Control of Aerospace Vehicles including Analytical Mechanics, Attitude Dynamics of Vehicles, Orbital Mechamics, etc.

Grading

Evaluation depends on marks of examination (approximately 80%) and exercises (approximately 20%). Both marks should be 60% or better.

Course Goals

To understand analytical mechanics through flight dynamics of aerospace vehicles: Basic items of Analytical Mechanics, Attitude Dynamics of Vehicles, Orbital Mechamics, etc.

Course Topics

Theme Class number of times Description
Analytical Mechanics 7 1. Newton equations, 2. Lagrange equations, 3. Hamilton equations
Orbital Mechamics 4 1. Motions in central force field, 2. Conservation law, 3. Orbit transition
Attitude Dynamics and Control 4 1. Kinematics of rotation, 2. Attitude mechanics, 3. Stability analysis of equilibrium points, 4. Attitude Control

Textbook

Textbook(supplemental)

L. D. Landau and E. M. Lifshitz: Mechanics, Volume 1 (Course of Theoretical Physics
Herbert Goldstein: Classical Mechanics
Toda and Nakajima: Introductory course of physics #1 , #2 , #10 , etc. (Iwnami Shoten)

Prerequisite(s)

Foundation of mechanics and mathematics, Flight Dynamics of Aerospace Vehicle (Undergraduate)

Independent Study Outside of Class

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