Orbital Satellite MapleSim Model - Orbital Satellite S-Function - MapleSim Model Gallery

Orbital Satellite

This model predicts the trajectory of a mass in an elliptical orbit around the earth. The motion is governed by Kepler’s laws of planetary motion. 

This is from Exploring Engineering Fundamentals
This is a model designed for teaching basic engineering concepts, and is contained within the Orbital Mechanics section of Exploring Engineering Fundamentals, a collection of free engineering curriculum content.

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