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Spacecraft Design

Course 0000001404 in WS 2020/1

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Chair of Astronautics (Prof. Walter)
Lecturers Nicolas Appel
Martin Rott
Dates Thu, 14:00–15:30, virtuell
and 1 singular or moved dates

Assignment to Modules

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks This survey lecture introduces aerospace design processes and technologies in the following lecture topics: • Design processes and introduction to spacecraft, spacecraft systems and their design, • Payloads and payload systems, science payloads and their sensors and experiments, surface systems, communication payloads • Data handling and communication, communication structures, link budgets, environmental factors, telemetry and command, channel coding, error correction, modulations, frequencies • Energy sources, power supply, solar cells, energy storage, batteries, fuel cells, solar dynamic systems • Thermal control, radiation balance, thermal modeling, thermal control features • Sensors and actuators for spacecraft attitude control and navigation • Mechanical systems, mechanisms, structures • Subsystem component and payload verification processes, interfaces, safety, function and environmental tests, verification and validation. • System integration and test, functional and qualification tests, environmental compatibility test, model validation, test processes • system operations and disposal
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Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

WS 2021/2 Spacecraft Design Appel, N. Rott, M. Thu, 14:00–15:30, GALILEO 300
WS 2019/20 Spacecraft Design Appel, N. Rott, M. Thu, 14:00–15:30, MW 2050
WS 2018/9 Spacecraft Design Appel, N. Rott, M. Thu, 14:00–15:30, MW 2050
WS 2017/8 Spacecraft Design Thu, 14:00–15:30, MW 2050
WS 2016/7 Spacecraft Design Thu, 14:00–15:30, MW 2050
Thu, 14:00–15:30, MW 2050
WS 2015/6 Spacecraft Design Thu, 14:00–16:00, MW 2050
Thu, 14:00–16:00, MW 2050
WS 2014/5 Spacecraft Design Thu, 14:00–16:00, MW 2050
and singular or moved dates
WS 2013/4 Spacecraft Design
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