Here is the listing of Best reference books on Space Flight Mechanics.
|1. “Rocket Propulsion and Spaceflight Dynamics” by Cornelisse J.W., Schoyer H.F.R. and Wakker K.F.
Book Review: This book describes the basic principles related to space flight mechanics and also demonstrates the usage of many computational devices that make the calculation faster. This book is of great use to the students of aerospace engineering. The book contains chapters on vector algebra, kinematics, angular velocity and space motion. The book also deals with the transformation of angular velocities and coordinates. The book carries out discussion of various problems related to satellite motion and space vehicles. All the chapters in the book have practice problems, diagrams and charts to felicitate the understanding of concepts.
|2. “Introduction to Space Dynamics” by Thompson W. T.
Book Review: This book provides an introduction to the spaceflight dynamics which include orbits, maneuvers, satellite stability and control along with rocket performance. This book is suitable for graduate and undergraduate courses in the field of physics and astronautical engineering. The book also deals with the transformation of angular velocities and coordinates. The book carries out discussion of various problems related to satellite motion and space vehicles. All the chapters in the book have practice problems, diagrams and charts to felicitate the understanding of concepts.
|3. “Fundamentals of Space Systems” by Pisacane V.L. and Moore R.C
Book Review: This book provides a very good base in the field of dynamic modeling, space vehicle control and analysis along with the basics of orbital, attitude and structural motions pertaining to space vehicles. The book also applies basic principles and techniques to spacecraft control problems. The book also contains a range of control problems, orbital transfer, orbit control and its determination. The new topics in the book include solar sail dynamics, solar sail missions and solar power satellites. The book also explains vector algebra, matrix algebra, calculus, ordinary differential equations.
|4. “Spaceflight Dynamics” by Wiesel W. E
Book Review: This is a very good introductory textbook for space technology. This book is useful for senior and graduate courses for aerospace engineers and also for professionals who deal with the aerospace aspects of space systems. The book also deals with the basics of spacecraft electronics. The book also provides a detailed understanding of aerospace aspects of space programs. The book also looks into results that are obtained from physics and engineering basics that are important for the design of space based systems.
|5. “Space Vehicle Dynamics and Control” by Wie B|
|6. “Elements of Space Technology for Aerospace Engineers” by Meyers R.X.|
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