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Author Thomson, William Tyrrell.
Title Introduction to space dynamics [electronic resource] / by William Tyrrell Thomson.
Publication Info. New York : Dover, 1986.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-Knovel    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 317 p.) : ill.
Note Reprint. Originally published: New York : Wiley, c1961. With new pref.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 303) and index.
Contents Kinematics -- Transformation of coordinates -- Particle dynamics (satellite orbits) -- Gyrodynamics -- Dynamics of gyroscopic instruments -- Space vehicle motion -- Performance and optimization -- Generalized theories of mechanics.
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Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Description based on print version record.
Summary Comprehensive, classic introduction to space-flight engineering for advanced undergraduate and graduate students. Provides basic tools for quantitative analysis of the motions of satellites and other vehicles in space. Includes vector algebra, kinematics, transformation of coordinates, gyrodynamics, generalized theories of mechanics.
Subject Astrodynamics.
Added Title Space dynamics.
Related To Print version: Thomson, William Tyrrell. Introduction to space dynamics. New York : Dover, 1986 (DLC) 85031147 (OCoLC)13063702
Standard No. 297448773 828933518
ISBN 9781621986331 (electronic bk.)
1621986330 (electronic bk.)
0486651134 (pbk.)
9780486651132 (pbk.)
9780486140520 (electronic bk.)
0486140520 (electronic bk.)
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