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STUDY PLANS
2018/2019

Cosmic space

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2221219 Z,ZK 3 2+1 Czech
Lecturer:
Michal Václavík, Jaroslav Kousal
Tutor:
Michal Václavík, Jaroslav Kousal
Supervisor:
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

Student will get a basics of specifics of space environment and its influence on spacecrafts.

Requirements:

No requirements.

Syllabus of lectures:

1) Vacuum physics and technology I ? basics of vacuum physics and technology, (ultra)high vacuum

2) Vacuum physics and technology II ? materials in (ultra)high vacuum

3) Vacuum physics and technology III ? practical solutions of vacuum technology

4) External and internal thermal and radiative balance of spacecrafts

5) Space plasma I ? motion of charged particles, basics of plasma physics

6) Space plasma II ? upper layers of atmosphere and ionosphere

7) Space plasma III ? planetary magnetic fields, Earth magnetosphere

8) Space plasma IV ? solar wind and interplanetary space

9) Space radiation a micrometeoroids

10) Microgravity I ? lowered and increased g-force

11) Microgravity II ? dynamics of objects and liquids in microgravity

12) Introduction to problems of space medicine

13) Long-range observation and communication

Syllabus of tutorials:

1)-3) Vacuum physics and technology

4) Thermal and radiative balance of spacecrafts

5)-9) Space plasma and space radiation

10-12) Microgravity

13) Long-range communication

Study Objective:

Introduction to the problems of space environment.

Study materials:

basic:

V. L. Pisacane: The Space Environment and Its Effects on Space Systems, AIAA, 2008

recommended:

Alan C. Tribble: The Space Environment: Implications for Spacecraft Design, Princeton University Press, 2003, ISBN: 978-0691102993

John F. O'Hanlon: A User's Guide to Vacuum Technology, 3rd ed., Wiley, 2003, ISBN: 978-0-471-27052-2

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2018/2019:
Time-table is not available yet
Time-table for summer semester 2018/2019:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Fri
Thu
roomKN:A-209
Václavík M.
Kousal J.

16:00–17:30
EVEN WEEK

(parallel nr.1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KA209 12122
roomKN:A-209
Kousal J.
Václavík M.

17:45–19:15
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Učebna KA209 12122
Fri
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2019-02-18
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet4862406.html