Multiple scales theory and aerospace applications / Rudrapatna V. Ramnath [E-Book]
Ramnath, Rudrapatna V.
Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., c2010
xxiv, 587 pages : illustrations
AIAA education series
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Table of Contents:
  • pt. I. General theory. Introduction ; Asymptotics and approximations ; Asymptotology and dynamic analysis ; Perturbation theory and nonuniformities ; Multiple time scales ; Foundation and generalization
  • pt. II. Systems applications. Linear time-invariant systems ; Linear time-varying systems ; Slowly varying linear systems ; Examples ; Stability and parameter sensitivity ; Control of slowly varying systems ; Turning points ; Error analysis
  • pt. III. Vehicle mathematical model. Rigid body equations of motion ; Reference frames and coordinate transformations
  • pt. IV. Atmospheric flight. Conventional aircraft dynamics ; Reentry dynamics ; Hypervelocity flight dynamics ; Stability analysis of hypervelocity aircraft ; Flying qualities through variable conditions ; Parameter sensitivity of high-speed aircraft ; Transition dynamics of VTOL aircraft ; VTOL aircraft control design ; Boost control of launch vehicles ; Aircraft wing rock in high-angle-of-attack flight ; A general theory of aircraft wing rock
  • pt. V. Space flight. Equatorial orbit perturbation ; Satellite attitude prediction ; Attitude control of spinning satellites ; Attitude control of dual-spin satellites ; Geomagnetic attitude control design of satellites ; Deformable reflector stability ; Active control of membrane mirrors ; Nonlinear deformable reflector ; Heliogyro spacecraft ; Future directions
  • Appendix A : Extension of the nth-derivative operator
  • Appendix B : Earth's gravity field
  • Appendix C : Gravity gradient torque
  • Appendix D : Linear periodic systems and Floquet's solution
  • Appendix E : Elliptic integrals and elliptic functions.