Development and investigation of transformable-volume structures for space applications
|1Lobanov, LM, 2Volkov, VS |
1E.O. Paton Electric Welding Institute of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
2E. O. Paton Electric Welding Institute, Kyiv, Ukraine
|Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2015, 21 ;(4):32–38|
|Publication Language: Ukrainian|
We present a grounded optimal type of transformable-volume structures’ (TVS) basic surface and the developed mathematical model of its transformation into a compact form. Optimal geometric parameters of a conical type TVS were determined. The parameters of stresses distribution in a structure’s shell at successive stages of transformation was modeled and kinetics of a thinwalled conical TSV unfolding process was studied. Quality criteria of permanent joints of the transformable thin-walled metal shells were determined and the technological equipment for their manufacture and laboratory tests samples was designed.
|Keywords: deployable space structures, load-carrying shells, transformable-volume structures|
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DOI: 10.2514 /1.A32598,