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Author Wang, Danwei,
Title Satellite formation flying : relative dynamics, formation design, fuel optimal maneuvers and formation maintenance / Danwei Wang, Baolin Wu, Eng Kee Poh.
Imprint Singapore : Springer, 2016.

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Series Intelligent systems, control and automation: Science and engineering ; volume 87
International series on intelligent systems, control and automation--science and engineering ; v. 87.
Subject Formation flying.
Autonomous vehicles.
Artificial satellites -- Tracking.
Alt Name Poh, Eng Kee,
Wu, Baolin (Professor of Satellite Technology),
Description 1 online resource : illustrations.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references.
Contents 1 Introduction; 1.1 Background; 1.1.1 Motivations; 1.1.2 Applications; 1.1.3 Challenges; 1.2 Objectives of This Book; 1.3 Preview of Chapters; References; 2 Dynamic Models of Satellite Relative Motion Around an Oblate Earth; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 Nonlinear Dynamic Model of Relative Motion; 2.2.1 J2 Reference Satellite Dynamics in LVLH Frame; Properties of LVLH Frame; J2 Dynamics of a Satellite in LVLH Frame; 2.2.2 Derivation of Exact J2 Nonlinear Relative Dynamics; Lagrangian Formulation of Relative Motion; Kinetic Energy; Potential Energy. Exact Nonlinear J2 Relative Dynamics2.3 Linearized Dynamic Models of Relative Motion; 2.4 Validation of Proposed Dynamic Models by Simulation; 2.5 Comparison Study of Relative Dynamic Models; 2.5.1 Comparison Method with Model Error Index; 2.5.2 Selected Dynamic Models for Comparison Study; Clohessy-Wiltshire Model; Tschauner-Hempel Model; Unperturbed Nonlinear Model; Schweighart-Sedwick Model; Xu-Wang Model; 2.5.3 Case Studies; Simulation Scenario; Case 1: Error Index Versus Formation Size. Case 2: Error Index Versus Eccentricity2.5.3.4 Case 3: Error Index Versus Inclination; Case 4: Error Index Versus Semimajor Axis; 2.6 Summary; References; 3 Passive and Periodic Satellite Formation Design Around an Oblate Earth; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Passive and Periodic Relative Motion Under J2 Perturbation; 3.3 Periodic and Quasi-periodic Relative Orbits at Critical Inclination; 3.3.1 Periodic Relative Orbit; 3.3.2 Quasi-periodic Relative Orbit; 3.3.3 Quasi-periodic Relative Orbit Conditions in Terms of Actual Orbit Variables; 3.3.4 Numerical Simulations.
3.4 In-Plane Satellite Formation in Eccentric Orbits3.4.1 Identical Anomaly In-Plane Formation; 3.4.2 Differential Anomaly In-Plane Formation; 3.4.3 Almost Constant Separation Formation; 3.5 Conclusions; References; 4 Nonlinear Optimization of Low-Thrust Trajectory for Satellite Formation; 4.1 Introduction; 4.2 Nonlinear Relative Motion Dynamics; 4.3 Problem Formulation of Trajectory Optimization for Satellite Formation; 4.3.1 Initial Condition Constraints; 4.3.2 Final Condition Constraints; 4.3.3 Path Constraints; 4.3.4 Linking Constraints; 4.4 Introduction of Legendre Pseudospectral Method.
4.5 Computational Considerations of Nonlinear Programming Problem4.6 Scaling of Nonlinear Programming Problem; 4.6.1 Initial Guess; 4.6.2 Implementation; 4.7 Illustrative Examples; 4.7.1 Example 1: Scenario of Two Satellites, One Burn Phase; 4.7.2 Example 2: Scenario of Two Satellites, Two Phases: Coast-Burn; 4.7.3 Example 3: Scenario of Two Satellites, Three Phases: Burn-Coast-Burn; 4.7.4 Example 4: Scenario of Two Satellites, Four Phases: Coast-Burn-Coast-Burn; 4.7.5 Example 5: Scenario of Formation Reconfiguration Involving Four Satellites.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9789811023835 (electronic bk.)
9811023832 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 961272004
Additional Format Print version: Satellite Formation Flying. [Place of publication not identified] : Springer Verlag 2016 9789811023828 (OCoLC)953709437