Accession Number:

AD0829057

Title:

FLIGHT DYNAMIC LOAD ANALYSIS OF THE ATLAS/CENTAUR BETA CONFIGURATION,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1961-12-08

Pagination or Media Count:

94.0

Abstract:

This report presents the results of an analytical investigation of the lengthened beta AtlasCentaur primary airframe structural integrity. The scope of the presentation includes 1 description of the analysis and control performance of the booster phase load relief autopilot, 2 description of the design criteria and resulting design loads, 3 a stress analysis demonstrating the ability of the lengthened Centaur and the Atlas airframe to support the design loads. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Mechanics
  • Ground Support Systems and Facilities for Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE