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ERIC Number: ED174465
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970-Feb
Pages: 33
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Orbital Mechanics.
Dalton, Joel B.
Three computer programs are presented that allow the high school student to explore and understand the physical forces involved in orbital flight at a greater depth than is usually possible. For each program, introductory material is given including the physics and mathematics involved. This is followed by the computer program in BASIC language. The mathematics involved is essentially that of an advanced algebra II course. The three program topics are elliptic orbits, rendezvous, and orbital transfer. (MP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Dartmouth Coll., Hanover, NH. Kiewit Computation Center.
Note: For related documents, see SE 028 535-538; Not available in hard copy due to copyright restrictions; Computer print-out will not reproduce well