Statistical orbit determination /

This book presents fundmentals of orbit determination--from weighted least squares approaches (Gauss) to today's high-speed computer algorithms that provide accuracy within a few centimeters. Numerous examples and problems are provided to enhance readers' understanding of the material. *Co...

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Main Author: Tapley, Byron D.
Other Authors: Schutz, Bob E., Born, George H. 1939-
Format: eBook
Published: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2004.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Orbit Determination Concepts
  • 2 The Orbit Problem
  • 3 Observations
  • 4 Fundamentals of Orbit Determination
  • 5 Square-root Solution Methods
  • 6 Consider Covariance Analysis
  • A Probability and Statistics
  • B Review of Matrix Concepts
  • C Equations of Motion
  • D Constants
  • E Analytical Theory for Near-Circular Orbits
  • F Example of State Noise and Dynamic Model Compensation
  • G Solution of the Linearized Equations of Motion
  • H ECI and ECF Transformation.