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Budapest University of Technology and Economics
Faculty of Transportation Engineering and Vehicle Engineering
1. Subject name Selected chapters from astrodynamics
2. Subject name in Hungarian Válogatott fejezetek az asztrodinamikából (PHD)
3. Code BMEKOMED019 4. Evaluation type exam grade 5. Credits 2
6. Weekly contact hours 2 (0) Lecture 0 (0) Practice 0 (0) Lab
7. Curriculum
PhD Programme
8. Role
Specific course
9. Working hours for fulfilling the requirements of the subject 60
Contact hours 28 Preparation for seminars 7 Homework 7
Reading written materials 7 Midterm preparation 0 Exam preparation 11
10. Department Department of Railway Vehicles and Vehicle System Analysis
11. Responsible lecturer Dr. Béda Péter
12. Lecturers Dr. Béda Péter
13. Prerequisites  
14. Description of lectures
Coordinate systems of the space mechanics, time measurement. The two body problem. Elliptical planet orbits, orbit geometry, orbit elements. Near Earth orbits, solar sincronous orbits, geostationary orbits, elliptical geosynchronous orbits. large satellites: position dynamics. Dynamics of orbiting rigid bodies. Position stability of satellites. Giroscopical stabilization. Double satellite systems, satellite systems.
15. Description of practices
16. Description of labortory practices
17. Learning outcomes
A. Knowledge
  • Methods of the space mechanics.
B. Skills
  • Description of motion of planets, satellites, rockets. Model building.
C. Attitudes
  • Being open to understand and learn novelties on that given domain.
D. Autonomy and Responsibility
  • Evaluation and choice of optimal model element.
18. Requirements, way to determine a grade (obtain a signature)
Semester note upon succesful realisation of the homework and an oral exam.
19. Opportunity for repeat/retake and delayed completion
Essay secondary deadlines precised in the lessons requirements.
20. Learning materials
Effective date 27 November 2019 This Subject Datasheet is valid for Inactive courses