ENAE 483/788D - Fall, 2020
 Principles of Space Vehicle Design
 Course Syllabus and Announcements

  Space Systems Laboratory - Department of Aerospace Engineering - University of Maryland

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 Date

 Subject

 Deadlines
 Sept. 1 (#01)  PROJ/Course Syllabus; Project Introduction
 
 Sept. 3 (#02)  SYS/Space Systems Engineering
 
 Sept. 8 (#03)  SYS/Rocket Performance
 
 Sept. 10 (#04)  SYS/Orbital Mechanics
 
 Sept. 15 (#05)  SYS/Reliability, Redundancy, and Resiliency
 Lecture 1-2 Problems due
 Sept. 17 (#06)  SYS/Engineering Graphics
 
 Sept. 22 (#07)  PROJ/Solid Modeling/Computer Aided Design 1
 
 Sept. 24 (#08)  PROJ/Solid Modeling/Computer Aided Design 2
 
 Sept. 29 (#09)  SYS/Mass Estimating Relations
 
 Oct. 1 (#10)

 SYS/Cost Estimation and Engineering Economics

 Lecture 3-5 Problems due
 Oct. 6 (#11)  CS/Habitability
 
 Oct. 8 (#12)  CS/Habitability
 
 Oct. 13 (#13)  CS/Space Life Support Systems
 Lectures 8-10 Problems due
 Oct. 15 (#14)  CS/Aerospace Physiology
 
 Oct. 20 (#15)  CS/Radiation
 Team Problem 1 (Engineering Graphics) due
 Oct. 22 (#16)  LSM/Structural Design
 
 Oct. 27 (#17)  LSM/Structural Analysis
 Lectures 13-15 Problems due
 Oct. 29 (#18)  LSM/Structural Design Practices
 
 Nov. 3 (#19)  Midterm Exam
 
 Nov. 5 (#20)  PPT/Power Systems Design
 
 Nov. 10 (#21)  PPT/Propulsion Systems Design
 Lectures 16-18 Problems due
 Nov. 12 (#22)  PPT/Thermal Systems Design
 
 Nov. 17 (#23)  AFCS/Space Communications
Team Problem 2 Interim Progress Report due 
 Nov. 19 (#24)  AFCS/Avionics & Data Management Systems
 
 Nov. 24 (#25)  AFCS/Attitude Determination and Control
 Lectures 20-22 Problems due
 Nov. 26  Thanksgiving Break
 
 Dec. 1 (#26)  PROJ/ENAE 484 Project Planning
 
 Dec. 3 (#27)  PROJ/Spacesuits and EVA
 Lectures 23-25 Problems due
 Dec. 8 (#28)  PROJ/Space Simulation
 
 Dec. 10 (#29)  PROJ/Surface Operations
 Team Project 2 (Habitat Design) due

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AFCS/Avionics & Flight Control Software

CS/Crew Systems

LSM/Loads, Structures, and Mechanisms

MPA/Mission Planning & Analysis

PPT/Power, Propulsion, and Thermal

PROJ/Term Project-Related

SYS/Systems Engineering