ASEN 5148 - Spacecraft Design
Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Fall 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022 / Spring 2023
Integrates the design elements and fundamental analyses necessary to complete the conceptual (Phase A) design of an unmanned spacecraft. Lecture and discussion explore mission design, propulsion, power, structure, thermal, attitude control, communication, command, and data handling and attitude control systems. The role of project management and systems engineering are examined. Resource estimating and lessons learned in satellite programs are reviewed.
ASEN 6028 - Graduate Projects II
Spring 2018 / Spring 2019 / Spring 2020 / Spring 2021 / Spring 2022
Exposes MS and PhD students to leadership positions in project management and systems engineering while working a complex aerospace engineering project as part of a project team. The project team may perform some or all of the following project activities during this second semester of the two-semester course sequence: requirements definition, design and design review, build, test, and verification. Recommended prerequisite: ASEN 4138 or ASEN 5148 or ASEN 5018 or ASEN 5158 or instructor consent required.