Dynamics of Tethered Satellite Systems Book

Dynamics of Tethered Satellite Systems


  • Author : Vladimir S Aslanov
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2012-10-16
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 356
  • ISBN 10 : 9780857096005

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Dynamics of Tethered Satellite Systems Excerpt :

Aimed at engineering students and professionals working in the field of mechanics of space flight, this book examines space tether systems – one of the most forward-thinking directions of modern astronautics. The main advantage of this technology is the simplicity, profitability and ecological compatibility: space tethers allow the execution of various manoeuvers in orbit without costs of jet fuel due to the use of gravitational and electromagnetic fields of the Earth. This book will acquaint the reader with the modern state of the space tether’s dynamics, with specific attention on the research projects of the nearest decades. This book presents the most effective mathematical models and the methods used for the analysis and prediction of space tether systems’ motion; attention is also given to the influence of the tether on spacecraft’s motion, to emergencies and chaotic modes. Written by highly qualified experts with practical experience in both the fields of mechanics of space flight, and in the teaching Contains detailed descriptions of mathematical models and methods, and their features, that allow the application of the material of the book to the decision of concrete practical tasks New approaches to the decision of problems of space flight mechanics are offered, and new problems are posed

Dynamics of Tethered Space Systems Book

Dynamics of Tethered Space Systems


  • Author : Hans Troger
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2010-04-29
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 245
  • ISBN 10 : 1439836868

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Dynamics of Tethered Space Systems Excerpt :

During many of the earliest American and Russian space missions, experiments were performed using cables to connect people and objects to spacecraft in orbit. These attempts generated considerable information about the formation of tethered systems and basic problems with tether orientation and gravity-gradient stabilization. During the 1970s, interest in tethered space systems (TSS) came to the forefront with an international project that involved the hanging of a probe from a low-orbit satellite to collect data on the Earth and its atmosphere. Since that time, TSS has grown to become its own area of research. Dynamics of Tethered Space Systems brings together the work of seven leading researchers working at the forefront of TSS. Together, they provide a brief yet thorough introduction to TSS. Then, combining theory with experimental approaches important to industry, they cover the dynamics of the mechanical, physical, and mathematical modeling approaches involved in tethered satellite deployment. They present several models from the literature, focusing on the simplest but most important system: two satellites in orbit around the Earth. Discussion then expands to cover more complex examples. Along the way, the authors consider a number of important topics, such as energy production resulting from interaction between the system and Earth’s magnetic field and momentum transfer in relation to satellites, microgravity laboratories, and futuristic applications such as the space elevator. They also look at a number of challenges, including those with deployment and energy dissipation. Providing approaches to theoretical models and experimental methods, the text includes a wealth of essential equations and detailed analyses of forces acting on tethered objects in motion. It provides both a starting point for further research and the tools needed to apply that research to the applications of tomorrow.

Dynamics and Control of Tethered Satellite System Book

Dynamics and Control of Tethered Satellite System


  • Author : Royce L. Abel
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Astronautics
  • Pages : 200
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:65216702

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Dynamics and Control of Tethered Satellite System Excerpt :

"Tethered Satellite Systems (TSS) has been an ongoing project around the world for many decades. This study examined the dynamics an dcontrols of tethered satellites. The equations of motion were developed and simulated with no control and small eccentric orbits. A control law was derived by associating the Hamiltonian of the system to a Lyapunov Funciton. This control law was then simulated to demonstrate ability and robustness. The tethered system can be retrieved and deployed in a small number of orbits, and return from a perturbation quickly. Examination of a non thruster controlled system resulted in asymptotic convergence in retrieval and station keeping, but the inplane angle, orbital plane, converged during deployment. Time to complete the phases was similar to out of plane thruster controlled. The maximum eccentricities were found for retrieval and deployment when the system started at the perihelion of the orbit with a 100Km tether. Drag was added to the model because it effects the dynamics when the subsatellite is very close to earth. Most of the effects are seen in the inplane angle. At fully deployed the inplane angle was small. A Lyapunov controller for tether satellites works very well under ideal conditions. Once aerodynamics are included into the model, offsets and oscillations occur because of the new forces that unbalance the system compared to the model without drag"--Abstract.

Tethered Space Robot Book

Tethered Space Robot


  • Author : Panfeng Huang
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-06
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 316
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128123102

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Tethered Space Robot Excerpt :

Tethered Space Robot: Dynamics, Measurement, and Control discusses a novel tethered space robot (TSR) system that contains the space platform, flexible tether and gripper. TSR can capture and remove non-cooperative targets such as space debris. It is the first time the concept has been described in a book, which describes the system and mission design of TSR and then introduces the latest research on pose measurement, dynamics and control. The book covers the TSR system, from principle to applications, including a complete implementing scheme. A useful reference for researchers, engineers and students interested in space robots, OOS and debris removal. Provides for the first time comprehensive coverage of various aspects of tethered space robots (TSR) Presents both fundamental principles and application technologies including pose measurement, dynamics and control Describes some new control techniques, including a coordinated control method for tracking optimal trajectory, coordinated coupling control and coordinated approaching control using mobile tether attachment points

Advances in the Astronautical Sciences Book

Advances in the Astronautical Sciences


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : American Astronautical Society
  • Release Date : 1956
  • Genre: Astronautics
  • Pages : 613
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015002921594

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Vols. 1-3 are reissues of the proceedings of the 3d-4th annual meetings and 1st western regional meeting of the American Astronautical Society.

Rigid Body Dynamics for Space Applications Book

Rigid Body Dynamics for Space Applications


  • Author : Vladimir S Aslanov
  • Publisher : Butterworth-Heinemann
  • Release Date : 2017-04-22
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 420
  • ISBN 10 : 9780081018743

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Rigid Body Dynamics for Space Applications Excerpt :

Rigid Body Dynamics for Space Applications explores the modern problems of spaceflight mechanics, such as attitude dynamics of re-entry and space debris in Earth's atmosphere; dynamics and control of coaxial satellite gyrostats; deployment, dynamics, and control of a tether-assisted return mission of a re-entry capsule; and removal of large space debris by a tether tow. Most space systems can be considered as a system of rigid bodies, with additional elastic and viscoelastic elements and fuel residuals in some cases. This guide shows the nature of the phenomena and explains the behavior of space objects. Researchers working on spacecraft attitude dynamics or space debris removal as well as those in the fields of mechanics, aerospace engineering, and aerospace science will benefit from this book. Provides a complete treatise of modeling attitude for a range of novel and modern attitude control problems of spaceflight mechanics Features chapters on the application of rigid body dynamics to atmospheric re-entries, tethered assisted re-entry, and tethered space debris removal Shows relatively simple ways of constructing mathematical models and analytical solutions describing the behavior of very complex material systems Uses modern methods of regular and chaotic dynamics to obtain results

Development of a Ground based Test Facility for Studying Reel in Dynamics of Tethered Satellite Systems Book

Development of a Ground based Test Facility for Studying Reel in Dynamics of Tethered Satellite Systems


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Uncategoriezed
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : OCLC:656416820

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Development of a Ground based Test Facility for Studying Reel in Dynamics of Tethered Satellite Systems Excerpt :

Tethered Satellites offer benefits for the space industry. Several applications are being found which utilize their unique dynamics; from sensing characteristics of the atmosphere to providing a propellantless mode of propulsion. Ground-based experimentation is useful as a cost effective means to develop a thorough understanding of tether dynamics. A number of experiments are required to fully investigate the behavior. After examining a number of experiments previously conducted, a new experiment is devised and tested. The experiment consists of designing a low friction representation of a satellite, the design of a stationary post to be tethered to the satellite representation, choosing an adequate test facility, and developing a means of acquiring data from the experiment. In order to check that the experiment is a useful tool for tether analysis, a mathematical model for the system is developed and then the experimental and mathematical results are compared.

Vibration Mechanics Book

Vibration Mechanics


  • Author : Haiyan Hu
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022
  • Genre: Electronic books
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : 9789811654572

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Vibration Mechanics Excerpt :

This book is a novel tutorial for research-oriented study of vibration mechanics. The book begins with twelve open problems from six case studies of vibration mechanics in order to guide readers in studying the entire book. Then, the book surveys both theories and methods of linear vibrations in an elementary course from a new perspective of aesthetics of science so as to assist readers to upgrade their way of learning. The successive chapters offer a theoretical frame of linear vibrations and waves, covering the models of vibration systems, the vibration analysis of discrete systems, the natural vibrations of one-dimensional structures, the natural vibrations of symmetric structures, and the waves and vibrations of one-dimensional structures. The chapters help readers solve the twelve open problems step by step during the research-oriented study. The book tries to arouse the interest of graduate students and professionals, who have learnt an elementary course of vibration mechanics of two credits, to conduct the research-oriented study and achieve a helical upgrade understanding to vibration mechanics.

Flexible Multibody Dynamics Book

Flexible Multibody Dynamics


  • Author : Arun Banerjee
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2022-05-11
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 406
  • ISBN 10 : 9781000543896

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This book demonstrates how to formulate the equations of mechanical systems. Providing methods of analysis of complex mechanical systems, the book has a clear focus on efficiency, equipping the reader with knowledge of algorithms that provide accurate results in reduced simulation time. The book uses Kane’s method due to its efficiency, and the simple resulting equations it produces in comparison to other methods and extends it with algorithms such as order-n. Kane’s method compensates for the errors of premature linearization, which are often inherent within vibrations modes found in a great deal of public domain software. Describing how to build mathematical models of multibody systems with elastic components, the book applies this to systems such as construction cranes, trailers, helicopters, spacecraft, tethered satellites, and underwater vehicles. It also looks at topics such as vibration, rocket dynamics, simulation of beams, deflection, and matrix formulation. Flexible Multibody Dynamics will be of interest to students in mechanical engineering, aerospace engineering, applied mechanics and dynamics. It will also be of interest to industry professionals in aerospace engineering, mechanical engineering and construction engineering.

Space Station Systems Book

Space Station Systems


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1986
  • Genre: Space stations
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015023293940

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