Subject: Engineering Physics
Credit units: 3
Offered: Either Term 1 or Term 2
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
College: Arts and Science
Department: Physics and Engin Physics


This course takes the students through the entire process of designing and implementing a real space based mission. Space based missions include satellites, rockets, and balloons. Emphasis is placed on satellite missions and the design of subsystems to meet mission requirements and specifications. Also included is a detailed discussion of orbital mechanics, spacecraft attitude and pointing, spacecraft propulsion and the launch vehicles required to place the spacecraft into the desired orbit.

Permission of the Department.
Prerequisite(s): 12 credit units 300-level engineering or PHYS courses (from any combination of the following: 300-level CHE, CE, CME, EE, EP, ENVE, GEOE, ME, PHYS courses).

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