Location of Repository

Fracture Control Of

By Space Flight And, S %tl)arsharla and J. El. Chang


The fracture requirements and their implementation for the design and operation of NASA and hardware are reviewed in this paper. The paper till focus on categories of hardware: ( 1 ) Space payloads which include significant of the international space station under development and (2) flight pressure vessels. The NASA and have developed detailed fracture control requirements for space payloads and pressure vessels and these be discussed in this paper, The paper also discuss the lessons learned in incorporating fracture control requirements in space flight especially in the Space program. INTRODUCTION Fracture control is application of design philoso- phy, analysis method, manufacturing technology, quality assurance, and operating procedures to prevent premature failure of hardware due to the propagation of undetected cracks or crack-like defects (flaws) during fabrication, testing, and handling, and service. Fracture control has been formally implemented in space programs beginning..

Year: 2007
OAI identifier: oai:CiteSeerX.psu:
Provided by: CiteSeerX
Download PDF:
Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s):
  • http://citeseerx.ist.psu.edu/v... (external link)
  • http://techreports.jpl.nasa.go... (external link)
  • Suggested articles

    To submit an update or takedown request for this paper, please submit an Update/Correction/Removal Request.