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Title: 2D heliocentric planar sail motion and the solar butterfly
Author: Wokes, Stephen Mark
Awarding Body: University of Surrey
Current Institution: University of Surrey
Date of Award: 2008
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Abstract:
The two dimensional heliocentric trajectories for fixed Sun-angle solar sails are examined. The objective of this work is to completely classify all possible motion in this framework. This is achieved via a mathematical reduction which results in a two dimensional phase space interpretation of the problem.
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Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
EThOS ID: uk.bl.ethos.493238  DOI: Not available
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