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Author Hughes, Peter C. (Peter Carlisle), 1940-

Title Spacecraft attitude dynamics / Peter C. Hughes
Published Mineola, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 2004
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Description 1 online resource (xii, 570 pages) : illustrations
Series Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering Ser
Dover Books on Aeronautical Engineering Ser
Summary From its roots in classical mechanics and reliance on stability theory to the evolution of practical stabilization ideas, this volume covers environmental torques encountered in space; energy dissipation; motion equations for four archetypical systems; orientation parameters; illustrations of key concepts with on-orbit flight data; and typical engineering hardware. 1986 edition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 541-557) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Astrodynamics.
Space vehicles -- Attitude control systems.
Space vehicles -- Dynamics.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 048614013X (electronic bk.)
1621986012 (electronic bk.)
9780486140131 (electronic bk.)
9781621986010 (electronic bk.)