The Resource Satellite technology : principles and applications, Anil K. Maini, Varsha Agrawal

Satellite technology : principles and applications, Anil K. Maini, Varsha Agrawal

Label
Satellite technology : principles and applications
Title
Satellite technology
Title remainder
principles and applications
Statement of responsibility
Anil K. Maini, Varsha Agrawal
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Fully updated edition of the comprehensive, single-source reference on satellite technology and its applications Covering both the technology and its applications, Satellite Technology is a concise reference on satellites for commercial, scientific and military purposes. The book explains satellite technology fully, beginning by offering an introduction to the fundamentals, before covering orbits and trajectories, launch and in-orbit operations, hardware, communication techniques, multiple access techniques, and link design fundamentals. This new edition also incl
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
629.46
Index
index present
LC call number
TL796
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Satellite technology : principles and applications, Anil K. Maini, Varsha Agrawal
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Satellite Technology: Principles and Applications; Contents; Preface; Part I: Satellite Technology; 1 Introduction to Satellites and their Applications; 1.1 Ever-expanding Application Spectrum; 1.2 What is a Satellite?; 1.3 History of the Evolution of Satellites; 1.3.1 Era of Hot Air Balloons and Sounding Rockets; 1.3.2 Launch of Early Artificial Satellites; 1.3.3 Satellites for Communications, Meteorology and Scientific Exploration -- Early Developments; 1.3.4 Non-geosynchronous Communication Satellites: Telstar and Relay Programmes; 1.3.5 Emergence of Geosynchronous Communication Satellites
  • 1.3.6 International Communication Satellite Systems1.3.7 Domestic Communication Satellite Systems; 1.3.8 Satellites for other Applications also made Rapid Progress; 1.3.9 Small or Miniature Satellites; 1.4 Evolution of Launch Vehicles; 1.5 Future Trends; 1.5.1 Communication Satellites; 1.5.2 Weather Forecasting Satellites; 1.5.3 Earth Observation Satellites; 1.5.4 Navigational Satellites; 1.5.5 Military Satellites; Further Reading; Glossary; 2 Satellite Orbits and Trajectories; 2.1 Definition of an Orbit and a Trajectory; 2.2 Orbiting Satellites -- Basic Principles
  • 2.2.1 Newton's Law of Gravitation2.2.2 Newton's Second Law of Motion; 2.2.3 Kepler's Laws; 2.3 Orbital Parameters; 2.4 Injection Velocity and Resulting Satellite Trajectories; 2.5 Types of Satellite Orbits; 2.5.1 Orientation of the Orbital Plane; 2.5.2 Eccentricity of the Orbit; 2.5.3 Distance from Earth; 2.5.4 Sun-synchronous Orbit; Further Readings; Glossary; 3 Satellite Launch and In-orbit Operations; 3.1 Acquiring the Desired Orbit; 3.1.1 Parameters Defining the Satellite Orbit; 3.1.2 Modifying the Orbital Parameters; 3.2 Launch Sequence; 3.2.1 Types of Launch Sequence
  • 3.3 Launch Vehicles3.3.1 Introduction; 3.3.2 Classification; 3.3.3 Anatomy of a Launch Vehicle; 3.3.4 Principal Parameters; 3.3.5 Major Launch Vehicles; 3.4 Space Centres; 3.4.1 Location Considerations; 3.4.2 Constituent Parts of a Space Centre; 3.4.3 Major Space Centres; 3.5 Orbital Perturbations; 3.6 Satellite Stabilization; 3.6.1 Spin Stabilization; 3.6.2 Three-axis or Body Stabilization; 3.6.3 Comparison between Spin-stabilized and Three-axis Stabilized Satellites; 3.6.4 Station Keeping; 3.7 Orbital Effects on Satellite's Performance; 3.7.1 Doppler Shift
  • 3.7.2 Variation in the Orbital Distance3.7.3 Solar Eclipse; 3.7.4 Sun Transit Outrage; 3.8 Eclipses; 3.9 Look Angles of a Satellite; 3.9.1 Azimuth Angle; 3.9.2 Elevation Angle; 3.9.3 Computing the Slant Range; 3.9.4 Computing the Line-of-Sight Distance between Two Satellites; 3.10 Earth Coverage and Ground Tracks; 3.10.1 Satellite Altitude and the Earth Coverage Area; 3.10.2 Satellite Ground Tracks; 3.10.3 Orbit Inclination and Latitude Coverage; Further Readings; Glossary; 4 Satellite Hardware; 4.1 Satellite Subsystems; 4.2 Mechanical Structure; 4.2.1 Design Considerations
Control code
ocn868150896
Edition
Third edition
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781118636411
Lccn
2014001139
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
cl0500000567
Publisher number
EB00626677
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b30254887
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)868150896
  • pebcs1118636376

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