Space Engineering 3 (AERO4701)
UNIT OF STUDY
This UoS aims to teach students the fundamental principles and methods of designing solutions to optimal estimation and control problems in space engineering applications. Students will apply learned techniques in optimal estimation and control theory to solving a wide range of different problems in engineering such as satellite positioning systems, satellite attitude determination, satellite orbit determination and remote sensing, optimal flight control, reentry and orbit transfers. Students will learn to recognize and appreciate the coupling between the different elements within an estimation and control task, from a systems-theoretic perspective.
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2 hours of lectures and 2 hours of tutorials per week
Through semester assessment (100%)
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