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Dynamics and Control of Autonomous Space Vehicles and Robotics

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  • Date Published: May 2019
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9781108422840

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  • Presenting the established principles underpinning space robotics (conservation of momentum and energy, stability) with a thorough and modern approach, chapters build from general physical foundations through an extensive treatment of kinematics of multi-body systems, and then to conservation principles in dynamics. The latter part of the book focuses on real-life applications related to space systems. Drawing upon years of practical experience and using numerous solved examples, illustrative applications and MATLAB, the author includes: an explanation of basic space mechanics and the dynamics of space vehicles; a rigorous treatment of conservation and variational principles in dynamics and in control theory that can be applied to a range of space vehicles and robotic systems; and a systematic presentation of the application of dynamics and control theory to real spacecraft systems.

    • Includes in-depth information on several new topics that will help in tackling dynamics related problems associated with new and future space missions
    • Benefits researchers in spacecraft design by providing applications of a number of new and emerging methodologies for future autonomous systems
    • A unique approach to presenting the dynamics of space manipulators and planetary rovers helps in understanding space robotics
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    'It is quite impressive to explain such complex and highly integrated subjects in such an understandable way. The book provides us a unified method for the dynamic motion modelling of different kinds of Space vehicles with various motion characteristics.' Zheng Jie Wang, Beijing Institute of Technology

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    Product details

    • Date Published: May 2019
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9781108422840
    • length: 368 pages
    • dimensions: 253 x 178 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.89kg
    • contains: 177 b/w illus. 6 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction to robotic spacecraft and space robotics
    2. Space vehicle orbit dynamics
    3. Space vehicle attitude dynamics and control
    4. Manipulators on space platforms: dynamics and control
    5. Kinematics, dynamics and control of mobile robot manipulators
    6. Planetary rovers and mobile robotics
    7. Navigation and localization
    8. Sensing and estimation of spacecraft dynamics
    Index.

  • Author

    Ranjan Vepa, Queen Mary University of London
    Ranjan Vepa is currently a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London. He is the author of five books on biomimetic robotics, dynamics of smart structures, dynamic modelling, simulation and control of energy generation, flight dynamics simulation and control of aircraft and on nonlinear control of robots and UAVs. His research interests include applications in space robotics, electric aircraft and autonomous vehicles. He teaches advanced courses on robotics, aeroelasticity, advanced flight control and simulation and on spacecraft design, manoeuvring and orbital mechanics.

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