Semi-analytical Long-arc Satellite
Orbit Computation & the Estimation
of Time-varying Gravity Parameters
By Sean Bruinsma
Delft University Press
219 pages, Illustrated, 6 1/2" x 9 1/2"
$57.50 Paper Original
OUT OF PRINT
Contents of this doctoral dissertation include: Introduction, Principles of averaging, Analytically averaged nongravitational forces, the Validation procedure, Numerical integration in mean elements, Gravitational force modeling, Validation of the gravitational force modeling, Ocean tide modeling, the Perturbation due to the atmosphere, Surface force modeling, Validation of the mean solar radiation pressure force model, Upper atmosphere density modeling, Orbit determination, Long arcs and geophysical parameter estimation, conclusions and outlook.
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