16.346 | Fall 2008 | Graduate


Lecture Notes

Lambert's Theorem and the Lagrange Time Equation


Lecture notes on the theorem of Johann Heinrich Lambert, developing Lagrange’s equations, Lagrange’s time equation, Euler’s equation for parabolic orbits, the orbital parameter, and skewed-velocity components in terms of the semimajor axis.

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Fall 2008
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