JAWAHARLAL NEHRU TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY HYDERABAD 
II Year B.Tech. AE - II Sem      L  T/P/D  C 
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(A42106) INTRODUCTION TO SPACE TECHNOLOGY 


Objectives:

The impact fundamental knowledge of space technology.

UNIT - I

Fundamentals of Rocket Propulsion: Space Mission-Types-Space Environment-Launch Vehicle Selection. Introduction to rocket propulsion-fundamentals of solid propellant rockets- Fundamentals of liquid propellant rokets-Rocket equation.

Two-dimensional trajectories of rockets and missiles-Multi-stage rockets-Vehicle sizing-Two stage Multi-stage Rockets-Trade-off Ratios-Single Stage to Orbit-Sounding Rocket-Aerospace Plane-Gravity Turn Trajectories-Impact point calculation-injection conditions-Flight dispersions.

UNIT - II

Atmospheric Reentry: Introduction-Steep Ballistic Reentry-Ballistic Orbital Reentry-Skip Reentry-"Double-Dip" Reentry - Aero-braking - Lifting Body Reentry.

UNIT - III

Fundamentals of Orbit Mechanics, Orbit Maneuvers: Two-body motion-Circular, elliptic, hyperbolic, and parabolic orbits-Basic Orbital Elements-Ground trace In-Plane Orbit changes-Hohmann Transfer-Bielliptical Transfer-Plane Changes - Combined Maneuvers - Propulsion for Maneuvers.

UNIT - IV

Satellite Attitude Dynamics: Torque free Axi-symmetric rigid body-Attitude Control for Spining Spacecraft - Attitude Control for Non-spinning Spacecraft - The Yo-Yo Mechanism - Gravity - Gradient Satellite-Dual Spin Spacecraft- Attitude Determination.

UNIT - V

Space Mission Operations: Supporting Ground Systems Architecture and Team interfaces - Mission phases and Core operations - Team Responsibilities - Mission Diversity - Standard Operations Practices.

TEXT BOOKS

  1. "Spaceflight Dynamics", W.E. Wiesel, McGraw Hill, 1997.

REFERENCES

  1. "Rocket Propulsion and Space flight dynamics", Cornelisse, Schoyer HFR and Wakker KF, Pitman, 1984.
  2. Vincet L. Pisacane, "Fundamentals of Space Systems", Oxford University Press, 2005.
  3. "Understanding Space: An Introduction to Astronautics", J.Sellers, McGraw Hill, 2000.
  4. "Introduction to Space Flight", Francis J Hale, Prentice-Hall, 1994.
  5. "Spacecraft Mission Design", Charies D.Brown, AIAA education Series, 1998.
  6. "Elements of Space Technology for aerospace Engineers", Meyer Rudolph X, Academic Press, 1999.

Outcome:

The students shall be a quant himself with space technology.

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