By James R Wertz
Orbit and Constellation layout and administration (OCDM) offers vastly improved element on many themes first brought within the 2 of the sooner Wertz works - Spacecraft perspective decision and regulate (SADC) and house venture research and layout (SMAD). If those books bought you began in project engineering and also you want extra aspect at the key sector of Spacecraft Orbit and angle platforms (SOAS), then this publication offers extra element in SOAS specifications definition, undertaking geometry, orbit and constellation layout, relative movement of satellites, statement and dimension structures engineering, orbit keep an eye on and administration, and related themes.
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Has detailed case studies of 10 missions (with actual dollar costs) which have reduced cost by factors of 2 to 10 relative to tradition expectations. Wertz, J. , and W. J. Larson (eds). 1999. ; Dordrecht, The Netherlands and Torrance, CA: Kluwer Academic Publishers and Microcosm Press. 920 p. Often referred to as SMAD. Has become a standard reference for space mission engineering and the mission analysis and design process. Process-oriented with many data tables. Broad coverage of all mission aspects—including topics not covered in other volumes, such as mission engineering, mission geometry, orbit selection and design, cost modeling, and low-cost spacecraft.
Vol. Ill, Humans in Space Flight (1996,600 p. in 2 books), provides a very detailed discus sion of physiological adaptation to the space environment. Pisacane, V. , andR. C. Moore. 1994. Fundamentals o f Space Systems. NY: Oxford U niversity Press. 772 p. Defines the spacecraft design process as done at APL, a long-standing member of the low-cost spacecraft community. The emphasis of the book is on the analytical and physical basis of spacecraft system and subsystem design with some treatment of related issues such as operations, systems engineering, and the space environ ment, Pocha, J.
617 p. Presents both processes and technology for reducing cost in spacecraft manufactur ing, launch, and operations. Includes discussion of cost modeling, reliability, and implementation strategies. Has detailed case studies of 10 missions (with actual dollar costs) which have reduced cost by factors of 2 to 10 relative to tradition expectations. Wertz, J. , and W. J. Larson (eds). 1999. ; Dordrecht, The Netherlands and Torrance, CA: Kluwer Academic Publishers and Microcosm Press. 920 p. Often referred to as SMAD.