**Hafta ** |
**Konu ** |

**1** |
Dynamics of Point Masses: Kinematics. Mass, Force and Newton’s Law of Gravitation. Newton’s Law of Motion. Time Derivatives of Moving Vectors. Relative Motion. |

**2** |
Two-Body Problem: Equations of Motion in an Inertial Frame. Equations of Relative Motion. Angular Momentum and the Orbit Formulas. The Energy Law. Circular Orbits. |

**3** |
Two-Body Problem: Elliptic Orbits. Parabolic Trajectories. |

**4** |
Two-Body Problem: Hyperbolic Trajectories. Perifocal Frame. Lagrange Coefficients. |

**5** |
This subject might be moved the end of the semester: Two-Body Problem: Restricted Three-Body Problem (Lagrange Points, Jacobi Constant). |

**6** |
Orbital Positions as a Function of Time: Time since Periapsis. Circular Orbits. Elliptic Orbits. |

**7** |
Orbital Positions as a Function of Time: Parabolic Trajectories. Hyperbolic Trajectories. Universal Variables. |

**8** |
Orbits in Three Dimensions: Geocentric Right Ascension-Declination Frame. State Vector and the Geocentric Equatorial Frame. Orbit Elements and the State Vector. |

**9** |
Orbits in Three Dimensions: Coordinate Transformation. Transformation between Geocentric Equatorial and Perifocal Frames. |

**10** |
Orbits in Three Dimensions: Effects of the Earth’s Oblateness. Ground Tracks. |

**11** |
Preliminary Orbit Determination: Gibbs’ Method of Orbit Determination from Three Position Vectors. Lambert’s Problem. |

**12** |
Orbit Maneuvers: Impulsive Maneuvers. Hohmann Transfer. Bi-Elliptic Hohmann Transfer. |

**13** |
Orbit Maneuvers: Other Maneuvers. |

**14** |
Interplanetary Trajectories: Interplanetary Hohmann Transfer. Rendezvous Opportunities. Sphere of Influence. Method of Patched Conics. |