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Statistical Orbit Determination

Statistical Orbit Determination
Author: Bob Schutz - Byron Tapley - George H. Born
ISBN 13: 9780126836301
ISBN 10: 126836302
Edition: 1
Publisher: Academic Press
Publication Date: 2004-06-10
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 547
List Price: $124.00

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.

*Covers such topics as coordinate and time systems, square root filters, process noise techniques, and the use of fictitious parameters for absorbing un-modeled and incorrectly modeled forces acting on a satellite.
*Examples and exercises serve to illustrate the principles throughout each chapter.
*Detailed solutions to end-of-chapter exercises available to instructors.