Feb 08, 2023  
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2021-2022 Undergraduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

AST 3200 - Astromechanics (2)

When Offered: On Demand
An introduction to classical and modern techniques in the study of orbiting celestial bodies. Lecture topics will include the solution of the 2-body problem with applications to comet orbits, the restricted 3-body problem, and solutions to the n-body problem. Lecture two hours.
Prerequisites: PHY 1103  or PHY 1150 ; and MAT 1120 .