May 07, 2021  
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue 
2019-2020 Academic Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MA 345 - STK for Defense Applications

Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 0
Credit Hours: 1

Systems Tool Kit (STK) is the premier software packaged used by the Department of Defense and NASA to perform system analysis and visualization for aerospace and defense mission-level applications. In this one-credit course, cadets will have the opportunity to explore the broad range of capabilities of this software package, such as optimizing satellite constellations for a particular geocentric mission, estimating fuel consumption of a fighter jet as it tears through the sky at an air show, or analyzing the relative performance of different missile defense architectures against a suite of threat missiles. In-class time will be allocated to for cadets to work towards earning Level I STK Certification and completing the training for the Level II certification. Prerequisite(s): MA 215  with a minimum grade of C