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STUDY PLANS
2020/2021

Space systems loads

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Code Completion Credits Range
2222055 KZ 3 2P+1C
Lecturer:
Jaroslav Kousal, Jaromír Kučera
Tutor:
Jaroslav Kousal, Jaromír Kučera
Supervisor:
Department of Aerospace Engineering
Synopsis:

Student will get an introduction into basics of loads on the space systems - both in design and durign operation.

Requirements:

No requirements.

Syllabus of lectures:

1.Introduction, types of load

2.Transport loads and static (pre-launch) loads

3.Dynamic loads (mechanical) ? periodic, random

4.Design and safety factors

5.Acoustic loads ? acoustic pressure level, frequency bands, relative bandwidth, spectral power density

6.Shock loads ? shock damping, SRS Tolerance Limit

7.Micro-meteoroids / Space debris

8.Loads from the space environment - Radiation, vacuum, temperatures

9.Thermal loads ? launch, orbit, reentry/landing

10.Design methods of space systems

11.Testing and validation of space systems

12.Influence of loads on space systems design

13.Pre-exam test

Syllabus of tutorials:

1. - 3. Mechanical loads

4. - 5. Environmental loads

6. - 7. Testing

Study Objective:

Student will get an introduction into basics of loads on the space systems.

Study materials:

-WIJKER, Jaap J. Spacecraft structures. Berlin: Springer, c2008, 504 p. ISBN 978-3-540-75552-4.

-GRIFFIN, Michael D a James R FRENCH. Space vehicle design. 2nd ed. Reston, Va.: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Inc., c2004, xvii, 660 p. AIAA education series.

-MACDONALD, Malcolm a Viorel BADESCU. The international handbook of space technology. Chichester, UK: Published in association with Praxis Publishing, 2014, xv, 731 pages. ISBN 9783642411007-.

Note:
Time-table for winter semester 2020/2021:
06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
roomKN:B-233
Kučera J.
10:45–12:15
ODD WEEK

(parallel nr.1)
Karlovo nám.
Rysovna 12122
roomKN:B-233
Kučera J.
12:30–14:00
(lecture parallel1)
Karlovo nám.
Rysovna 12122
Fri
Thu
Fri
Time-table for summer semester 2020/2021:
Time-table is not available yet
The course is a part of the following study plans:
Data valid to 2020-09-25
For updated information see http://bilakniha.cvut.cz/en/predmet5247706.html