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SP471 COURSE DETAILS


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SP471 (Version: 2024 1) COURSE DETAILS


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SP471 ASTRONAUTICS 2024 1 Physics and Nuclear Engineering 3.0 (BS=3.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course is an introduction to the history, principles, and challenges of space and astronautics by way of examination of the following topics: historical satellite and space-related events; orbits; orbital mechanics; science of spacecraft subsystems including, but not limited to, satellite communications, remote-sensing payloads, power subsystems, thermal subsystems, and attitude determination and control subsystems; launch vehicles; and rocket and propulsion systems.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None

SP471 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  PH202 2023 1 4 Y
  PH252 2023 1 5 Y
  SP275X 2023 2 6 Y

SP471 (Version 2024-1) COURSE OFFERINGS


AYT #SECT/SIZE CPBLTY ENRLD WAIT SEATS CLOSED DETAILS
2025 - 1 2 18 36 31 1 5 N Hours

2026 - 1 2 19 38 32 0 6 N Hours


SP471 (Version: 2020 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SP471 ASTRONAUTICS 2020 1 Physics and Nuclear Engineering 3.0 (BS=3.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course is an introduction to the history, principles, and challenges of space and astronautics by way of examination of the following topics: historical satellite and space-related events; orbits; orbital mechanics; science of spacecraft subsystems including, but not limited to, satellite communications, remote-sensing payloads, power subsystems, thermal subsystems, and attitude determination and control subsystems; launch vehicles; and rocket and propulsion systems.
LESSONS: 30 @ 75 min (2.000 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None

SP471 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  PH206 2016 1 1 Y
  PH256 2016 2 2 Y
  PH202X 2022 2 3 Y
  PH202 2023 1 4 Y
  PH252 2023 1 5 Y

SP471 (Version: 2019 1) COURSE DETAILS (ARCHIVED)


COURSE TITLE EFF YEAR EFF TERM DEPARTMENT CREDIT HOURS
SP471 ASTRONAUTICS 2019 1 Physics and Nuclear Engineering 3.0 (BS=3.0, ET=0.0, MA=0.0)
SCOPE
This course is an introduction to the history, principles, and challenges of space and astronautics by way of examination of the following topics: historical satellite and space-related events; orbits; orbital mechanics; science of spacecraft subsystems including, but not limited to, satellite communications, remote-sensing payloads, power subsystems, thermal subsystems, and attitude determination and control subsystems; launch vehicles; and rocket and propulsion systems.
LESSONS: 40 @ 55 min (2.500 Att/wk) LABS: 0 @ 0 min
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS:
None

SP471 COURSE REQUISITES


TYPE COURSE EFF YEAR EFF TERM TRACK RED BOOK FLG
PRE REQUISITE  
  PH206 2016 1 1 Y
  PH256 2016 2 2 Y