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  • 1
    ISSN: 0032-3888
    Keywords: Chemistry ; Chemical Engineering
    Source: Wiley InterScience Backfile Collection 1832-2000
    Topics: Chemistry and Pharmacology , Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, Production Engineering, Mining and Metallurgy, Traffic Engineering, Precision Mechanics , Physics
    Notes: The load-bearing capabilities of short-fiber reinforced thermoplastics composites can be evaluated, in principle, by the methods known to be satisfactory for unreinforced thermoplastics, but in practice the cost of a comprehensive evaluation of a composite would be prohibitive because of the anisotropy of the properties and its variation from point to point. For the same reasons the properties measured on a specimen cut from a molding may have little relevance to its overall performance. This paper describes recent experiments that could lead to a radical change in testing strategy. Instead of the classical method in which standard specimens cut from moldings are assumed to provide the various stiffness coefficients needed for anisotropic stress analysis, simple moldings such as discs or plaques are tested directly. The sacrifice of precision in the measurements and the loss of rigor in the definition of the measured quantities is more than compensated for by a gain in the general utility of the data and the substantial reduction in the cost of evaluations. The mechanical properties of shortfiber thermoplastics composites are particularly sensitive to mold geometry and the new methods of testing enable the effects to be assessed readily, whereas the information generated by the classical method is virtually indecipherable in that context. Examples are given in the paper.
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    Publication Date: 2011-08-19
    Description: The Galileo Mission and Spacecraft design impose tight requirements on the Attitude and Articulation Control System (AACS). These requirements, coupled with the flexible spacecraft, the need for autonomy, and a severe radiation environment, pose a great challenge for the AACS designer. The resulting design and implementation are described, along with the discovery and solution of the Single-Event Upset problem. The status of the testing of the AACS in the Integration and Test Laboratory as well as at the spacecraft level is summarized.
    Keywords: SPACECRAFT DESIGN, TESTING AND PERFORMANCE
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    Publication Date: 2011-08-19
    Description: The Galileo mission and spacecraft, consisting of a Jupiter-orbiter and an atmospheric entry probe, are discussed. Components will include: magnetometers and plasma-wave antennas on a boom, high-gain antenna, probe vehicle, two different bus electronics packages, and a radioisotope thermoelectric generator. Instruments, investigators and objectives are tabulated for both probe science and orbiter science investigations. Requirements in the design of the attitude and articulation control system are very stringent because of the complex dynamics, flexible body effects, the need for autonomy, and the severe radiation environment in the Jupiter nighborhood. Galileo was intended to be ready for launch via Space Shuttle in May of 1986.
    Keywords: SPACECRAFT DESIGN, TESTING AND PERFORMANCE
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