Accession Number : AD0688383

Title :   THE TWO-BODY PARTIAL DERIVATIVE PROGRAM WITH SOME APPLICATIONS,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Culver,J. ; Plutchak,D.

Report Date : 09 MAY 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 38

Abstract : The report describes a general program for the analytical determination of the partial derivatives of the six components of position and velocity at one point in a free-fall orbit with respect to the six components of position and velocity at another point in the orbit. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ORBITS, PARTIAL DIFFERENTIAL EQUATIONS), FALLING BODIES, SPACE NAVIGATION, SPACE FLIGHT, MIDCOURSE GUIDANCE, VELOCITY, EQUATIONS OF MOTION, DIFFERENTIAL GEOMETRY, VECTOR ANALYSIS, MATRICES(MATHEMATICS), NUMERICAL ANALYSIS, N-BODY PROBLEM

Subject Categories : Spacecraft Trajectories and Reentry

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE