Spacecraft Attitude Determination and Control by J.R. WertzSpacecraft Attitude Determination and Control by J.R. Wertz

Spacecraft Attitude Determination and Control

EditorJ.R. Wertz

Paperback | August 31, 1980

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This classic book is the first comprehensive presentation of data, theory, and practice in attitude analysis. It was written by 33 senior technical staff members in the Spacecraft Attitude Department of the Computer Sciences Corporation and incorporates their experience in supporting more than 30 space missions. Because of the extensive cross-references, complete index, and 13 technical appendices, this book can be either a self teaching text, or a reference handbook.Among its unique features are orthographic globe projections to eliminate confusion in vector drawings; discussions of common data anomalies, data validation, attitude hardware, and associated mathematical models; and a presentation of new geometrical procedures for mission analysis and attitude accuracy studies which can eliminate many complex simulations.
Title:Spacecraft Attitude Determination and ControlFormat:PaperbackDimensions:876 pagesPublished:August 31, 1980Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9027712042

ISBN - 13:9789027712042

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Table of Contents

Part I: Background Introduction Attitude Geometry Summery of Orbit Properties and Terminology Modeling the Earth Modeling the Space Environment Part II: Attitude Hardware and Data Acquisition Attitude Hardware Mathematical Models of Attitude Hardware Data Transmission and Preprocessing Data Validation and Adjustment Part III: Attitude Determination Geometrical Basis of Attitude Determination Single-Axis Attitude Determination Methods Three-Axis Attitude Determination Methods State Estimation Attitude Determination Methods Evaluation and Use of State Estimators Part IV: Attitude Dynamics and Control Introduction to Attitude Dynamics and Control Attitude Dynamics Attitude Prediction Attitude Stabilization Attitude maneuver Control Part V: Mission Support Software System Development Software System Structure Appendices