Celestial Mechanics and Orbitography

18/04/2017

  • 20 h - Lectures (10h), tutorial class (10h)
  • Description:
    • Introduction to orbital mechanics,
    • two-body problems with various applications; elliptical, parabolic and hyperbolic motion; relative motion of two bodies
    • Three-body problems and many-body problems
    • Motion about libration points,
    • Relative motion in the many-body problem,
    • Orbital perturbations
    • Orbital maneuvers
    • interplanetary trajectories
    • Orbital determination from observations