Checking date: 28/04/2017

Course: 2017/2018

Astrodynamics and atmospheric flight dynamics
Study: Master in Aeronautical Engineering (296)

Coordinating teacher: SANJURJO RIVO, MANUEL

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Bioengineering and Aerospace Engineering

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
Description of contents: programme
Learning activities and methodology
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 25
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 75
Basic Bibliography
  • Ashish Tewari. Atmospheric and Space Flight Dynamics. Birkhäuser. 2007
  • David A. Vallado. Fundamentals of Astrodynamics and Applications. 3rd edition. Space Technology Library. 2007
Additional Bibliography
  • H. Schaub, J. Junkins. Analytical Mechanics of Space Systems. AIAA; 2 edition . October 1, 2009
  • Conway. Spacecraft Trajectory Optimization. Cambridge University Press; 1 edition. 2014
  • Howard Curtis . Orbital Mechanics for Engineering Students. Butterworth-Heinemann; 3 edition . November 8, 2013

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.