Explains the reasons, limitations and trade-offs inherent to communications satellites. The first half deals with link power budgets as well as communications hardware and examples of complete link budgets. Spacecraft technology and a description of the objectives and basic operating methods of each of the major supporting subsystems are covered in the last half. Contains end-of-chapter exercises and solutions. An Instructor's Manual presenting detailed solutions to all the problems in the book is available from the Wiley editorial department.307. 445-448 Shock, pyrotechnic. 379. 448-449 Short: battery cell. 489-490 bus. 323 slip rings. 325 solar array. ... regulator, solar array, 321-322 resistance, solar cells, 307 Shuttle orbiter. 380. See also Launch acceleration limits. 449. 451 acoustic test. 457 engine. 377 payload bay. ... 445-448 degradation. 307-308. 443-448 efficiency, 18.304 energy diagram. 303-304 failure. 307-309. 325 I-V curve.
|Title||:||Principles of communications satellites|
|Author||:||Gary D. Gordon, Walter L. Morgan|
|Publisher||:||Wiley-Interscience - 1993-07-22|