16.346 | Fall 2008 | Graduate


Lecture Notes

Preliminary Orbit Determination Using Taylor Series


Lecture notes on preliminary orbit determination using Taylor series, approximate solution of the BVP using Taylor’s series, another method of Gibbs using Taylor series, Étienne Bézout’s theorem, Laplace’s method, and Lagrange’s interpolation formulas.

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Fall 2008
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