Aerospace Engineering 402
Orbital Mechanics
Fall 2016





Course Information for AE 402



  • Instructor: Prof. John E. Prussing
    Office: 319A Talbot Lab
    Phone: 333-8231
    Email: prussing@illinois.edu
    Office Hours: M 3–4 pm, Tu 3:15–3:45 pm (in 114 TB), W 2–4 pm , F 3–4 pm, or by appointment

  • Teaching Assistant:

    Joshua Aurich


  • Course Outline, Figures, Text Errata

  • Homework:
    Assignments are made approximately weekly. Homework is due at the beginning of class. A late penalty of 10 percent per calendar day is levied. No homework is accepted after graded homework is returned.


  • Lectures

  • Homework


  • Exams:
    Midterm Exam: Room 100 MSEB, 2:00–2:50 pm, Thursday, October 20
    Final Exam: 1:30–4:30 pm, Friday, December 9, 2016 in Rooms 103 TB & 114 TB

  • Grading:
    Midterm Exam counts 40%
    Final Exam counts 40%
    Homework counts 20%
    Plus/Minus grades are used



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    Last updated: 11/16/2016