# Guidance Navigation and Control

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This course gives the fundamental aspects of guidance, navigation and control of dynamical systems. This course stresses modeling of physical problems into mathematical terms.

**TEXT**: “Inertial Navigation Systems with Geodetic Applications,” by C. Jekeli, Walter de Gruyter, Berlin, 2001.

- Particle Kinematics
- Vector Description of Particle Motion
- Angular Velocity of Rotation of Coordinate Systems
- Differentiating Vectors Seen From Other Frames
- Direction Cosine Matrix (Euler Angles)

- Orbital Dynamics
- Newton’s Law
- Kepler’s Equation
- Orbit Propagation and External Disturbances

- Geodetics and Reference Frames
- Geodesy of the Earth
- Transformations Between Reference Frames

- Global Positioning System (GPS)
- Constellation Overview
- Pseudorange Measurements
- Clock Bias and Other Error Sources

- Position Determination Using GPS
- Linear and Nonlinear Least Squares
- Geometric Dilution of Precision (GDOP)

- Inertial Navigation Sensors (INS)
- Fundamental Equations
- Combined GPS/INS

- Guidance and Control Concepts
- Hohmann Transfer
- Launch to Rendezvous

**Years Taught**: Spring '06, Spring '05, Spring '04, Spring '03, Spring '02