16.346 | Fall 2008 | Graduate


Lecture Notes

The Orbital Boundary-Value Problem


Lecture notes on the orbital boundary-value problem, using the Lagrange coefficients for the boundary-value problem, terminal velocity components along skewed axes, properties of skewed-axes velocity components, Euler’s equation of the hyperbola in asymptotic coordinates, Euler’s tangent to the hyperbola, hyperbolic locus of velocity vectors for the boundary-value problem, application to flight-path angle control.

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Fall 2008
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