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Spacecraft Systems Engineering

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Description for Spacecraft Systems Engineering Hardcover. This new edition covers all the different areas of engineering required in the design and implementation of spacecraft and space missions. Detailing recent developments in space activities, all chapters have been thoroughly revised and updated in the areas of launch vehicles, structures, ground stations and mechanisms. Editor(s): Fortescue, Peter; Swinerd, Graham; Stark, John. Series: Aerospace Series. Num Pages: 724 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: TRP; TTDS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 254 x 180 x 39. Weight in Grams: 1220.
This fourth edition of the bestselling Spacecraft Systems Engineering title provides the reader with comprehensive coverage of the design of spacecraft and the implementation of space missions, across a wide spectrum of space applications and space science. The text has been thoroughly revised and updated, with each chapter authored by a recognized expert in the field. Three chapters Ground Segment, Product Assurance and Spacecraft System Engineering have been rewritten, and the topic of Assembly, Integration and Verification has been introduced as a new chapter, filling a gap in previous editions. This edition addresses front-end system-level issues such as environment, ... Read more

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John Wiley and Sons Ltd United Kingdom
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Dr Graham Swinerd is a Reader in Astronautics within the School of Engineering Sciences at the University of Southampton where he teaches courses in aerospace design, spacecraft systems design and astronautics. Prior to joining Southampton in 1987 he was employed by British Aerospace Space Systems, Stevenage. His research interests include orbit dynamics, space mission analysis, spacecraft attitude dynamics and control ... Read more

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Summing Up: Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates through professionals/practitioners. (Choice, 1 August 2012) I highly recommend the fantastic and landmark book Spacecraft Systems Engineering, Fourth Edition edited by Peter Fortescue, Graham Swinerd, and John Stark, to any graduate and undergraduate students, engineering and science faculty members, professional engineers, space scientists, business leaders, and government policy makers who are serious about the ... Read more

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