ENAE 483/788D - Fall, 2022
 Principles of Space Vehicle Design
 Course Syllabus and Announcements

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

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 220906 – I have corrected the typo on page 17 of today's lecture notes - you should download it again to get the corrected version. (You may have to force your browser to reload the page rather than pull up the cached version.) I have also corrected some minor typos in the lecture 3 problems, and you might want to reload that as well.

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Course Schedule

 Date

 Subject

 Deadlines
 Aug. 30 (#01)  PROJ/Course Syllabus; Project Introduction
 
 Sept. 1 (#02)  SYS/Systems Engineering
 
 Sept. 6 (#03)  SYS/Rocket Performance
 Lecture 1 homework due
 Sept. 8 (#04)  SYS/Orbital Mechanics
 
 Sept. 13 (#05)  SYS/Reliability, Redundancy, and Resiliency
 Lecture 2-3 Problems due
 Sept. 15 (#06)  SYS/Engineering Graphics
 
 Sept. 20 (#07)  PROJ/Solid Modeling/Computer Aided Design 1
 
 Sept. 22 (#08)  SYS/Mass Estimating Relations
 
 Sept. 27 (#09)  SYS/Cost Estimation and Engineering Economics
 Lecture 4-5 Problems due
 Sept. 29 (#10)

 SYS/Space Environment

 Graphics Project Progress Report
 Oct. 4(#11)  PROJ/Solid Modeling/Computer Aided Design 2
 
 Oct. 6(#12)  CS/Habitability
 
 Oct. 11 (#13)  CS/Habitability
 Lecture 8-10 Problems due
 Oct. 13 (#14)  CS/Aerospace Physiology
 
 Oct. 18 (#15)  CS/Life Support Systems
 
 Oct. 20 (#16)  CS/Radiation
 Team Project 1 (Engineering Graphics) due
 Oct. 25 (#17)  Midterm Exam
 
 Oct. 27 (#18)  PPT/Space Power Systems Design
 
 Nov. 1 (#19)  PPT/Space Propulsion Systems Design
 Crew Systems Problems due
 Nov. 3 (#20)  PPT/Space Thermal Analysis and Control
 
 Nov. 8 (#21)  PROJ/Project Work
 
 Nov. 10 (#22)  LSM/Structural Design and Analysis
 
 Nov. 15 (#23)  LSM/Structural Methods and Materials
 Power/Propulsion/Thermal Problems due
 Nov. 17 (#24)  LSM/Structural Examples
 Term Project progress report due
 Nov. 22 (#25)  AFSS/Attitude Determination and Control
 
 Nov. 24  Thanksgiving Break
 
 Nov. 29 (#26)  AFSS/Avionics Systems
 Loads, Structures, and Mechanisms Problems due
 Dec. 1 (#27)  AFSS/Communications
 
 Dec. 6 (#28)  PROJ/Space Robotics
 
 Dec. 8 (#29)  PROJ/Extravehicular Activity
 AFSS Problems due
 Team Project 2 (Term Project) Final Report due (12/12)

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AFSS/Avionics, Flight Software, and Simulation

CS/Crew Systems

LSM/Loads, Structures, and Mechanisms

MPA/Mission Planning & Analysis

PPT/Power, Propulsion, and Thermal

PROJ/Term Project-Related

SYS/Systems Engineering