Accession Number:

AD0274044

Title:

RESEARCH ON ZERO-GRAVITY EXPULSION TECHNIQUES

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

BELL AEROSYSTEMS CO BUFFALO NY

Report Date:

1962-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

348.0

Abstract:

Identifiers Bladders, Expulsion, Compatibility, Sloshing. Contents Synthesis of Expulsion Devices Morphological approach and expulsion device methods. Expulsion Device Configuration Diaphragm-type configuration, Bladder-type configuration, Mechanical systems, Surface forces, Orientation systems, Controlled deformation or folding configuration, Hybrid or miscellaneous systems, Electric and magnetic expulsion devices, and chemical. Space Environment Temperature, High vacuum, Radiation, Extraterrestrial environments, Accelerations, and Sonic fatigue. Material Considerations Material-propellant compatibility, Permeability, Radiation, Elongation and ductility, Temperature, Yield strength, Ultimate strength, Modulus of elasticity, Work hardening, Metal-to-metal compatibility, and Vacuum effects. Slosh and Vibration Characteristics Bladder considerations, Cavitation and fuel spray, Elastic tank breathing mode, and Acoustic modes.

Subject Categories:

  • Unmanned Spacecraft

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE