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SPACE SHUTTLE ROLL MANEUVER
 
Physics

Key Topics: Rotational Motion, Dynamics

This problem focuses on the GNC flight controller and on the engines used to control the attitude of the space shuttle. Students will apply integration techniques to evaluate impulse and angular momentum and will evaluate the rotational kinematics, torque and energy associated with a roll maneuver.

Students will analyze space shuttle schematics and data to:
  • demonstrate graph and schematic interpretation skills;
  • apply integration techniques to evaluate impulse and angular momentum; and
  • evaluate the rotational kinematics, torque and energy associated with a roll maneuver.


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> Space Shuttle Roll Maneuver Educator Edition (PDF 367 KB)
> Space Shuttle Roll Maneuver Student Edition (PDF 500 KB)

Files for use with the TI-Nspireā„¢
› Space Shuttle Roll Maneuver TI_Nspire Educator Edition (PDF 871 KB)
› Space Shuttle Roll Maneuver TI_Nspire Student Edition (PDF 466 KB)
Note: The following files are software specific files for Texas Instrument Nspire calculators.
› Space Shuttle Roll Maneuver TI_Nspire Document (TNS 244 KB)
› Space Shuttle Roll Maneuver TI_Nspire Document w/ Solutions (TNS 244 KB)

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