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STUDY PLANS
2019/2020

Space Technologies - Basic Course

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Code Completion Credits Range Language
2221214 ZK 2 2P+0C Czech
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Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

Familiarization of students with most important aspects of space industry: ESA, Theoretical background of space flights, space mechanics, Gravity field and Earth atmosphere, today´s technology, historical background, satellites, space projects, specifics of space projects.

Requirements:

Mechanics I Alfa, Mechanics II Alfa, Mechanics III Alfa, Termomechanics Alfa, Fluid Mechanics Alfa

Syllabus of lectures:

1) Status and goals of ESA in Europe

2) Membership ČR in ESA

3) Satellite system and subsystems

4) Technology used in space industry

5) Cosmic projects management

6) Satellite assembly,

7) Final product testing

8) Satellite transport to orbits

9) Space flights control

10) Manned spaceflights specifications,

11) Space research projects

12) Earth long range observing

13) Space technology used for air traffic control

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Study Objective:

Familiarize students with important aspects of space industry.

Study materials:

?Wertz, J.R.; Larson, W.J.: Space mission analysis and design, Microcosm, Pennsylvania, 1999

?Fortscue, W.; Stark, J.; Swinerd, G.: Spacecraft systems engineering, John Wiley and Sons, 2003

?Prussing J., Conway B.: Orbital Mechanics Oxford Univ Press, 1993

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