posted July 30, 2013
Spacecraft and Launch Vehicle Dynamic Environments Workshop
JUNE 4–6, 2013 —THE AEROSPACE CORPORATION, EL SEGUNDO, CA
The workshop objective is to establish a forum to discuss the best approaches for designing, modeling, analyzing, and testing modern space systems for acoustic, vibration, and shock environments.
Combined presentations may be downloaded by clicking here.
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Tuesday, June 4
- Welcome – Portia Jackson, The Aerospace Corporation
- Keynote Address – The Importance of Closing the Loop – Fran Gulick, United Launch Alliance
- Analysis and Test Characterization of a Nonlinear Payload Adapter Plate – Brian Davis, Analytical Services & Materials, Inc.; Justin Templeton and Steve Cutright, NASA Langley Research Center
- Dynamics of Spacecraft Abort, Part 2 – Isam Yunis and Sasan Armand, NASA Langley Research Center
- Reducing Launch Acoustic Loads on the Launch Vehicle and Payload – Gary Ogg, NTS
- SMAP Observatory Antenna Pointing Errors Due to Dynamic Sources – Reza Nayeri, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- CubeSat: High School Students Building Satellites – Maurisa Orona, Gurkirat Kainth, Jackson Kinney, and James Kinney, Merritt Island High School
- MSL Loads Reconstruction During Descent and Landing – Chia-Yen Peng and Shyh-Shiuh Lih, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- An Energy Approach for Identifying a Structure’s Most Responsive Direction for Dynamic Testing – Walter Tsuha, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Predicting Parachute Deployment Performance for Upcoming Supersonic Flight Dynamics Tests on the LDSD Program – Michael Contreras and Doug Adams, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Challenges in Random Vibration Qualification Testing of Structures Behaving Nonlinearly – Gary Wang, Ali Kolaini, and Ben Tsoi, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Statistical Tolerance Bounds, Overview and Applications to Spacecraft and Launch Vehicle Dynamic Environments – James Womack, The Aerospace Corporation
- Analysis of Launch Abort System Vent Noise in Orion Spacecraft – Indranil Danderoy, Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company
- Aeroservoelastic Launch Vehicle Simulation in the Time Domain – James McConville, Farzin Montazersadgh, and David Riesland, MSC Software Corporation
Wednesday, June 5
- Analytical Force Limiting and Applications to Testing – Scott Gordon, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
- Resolution of Forces and Strain Measurements from an Acoustic Ground Test – Andrew Smith, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center; Bruce LaVerde, ERC; James Waldon and Ron Hunt, Jacobs ESSSA Group
- Installation and In-situ Calibration of Force Gages – Terry Scharton, Consultant; Ali Kolaini, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Updates on Force Limiting Improvements – Ali Kolaini, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and Terry Scharton, Consultant
- Investigation into DFAT Modeling with Boundary Element Analysis – Bryce Gardner, ESI; Matthew Polk and Paul Larkin, MSI
- Control of Standing Waves in the DFAT Environment – Paul Larkin, MSI
- Reverberant Chamber Enhancement – Dan Hayes, MSI
- Vibration Testing of Electrical Cables to Quantify Loads at Tie-Down Locations – Joseph Dutson, ATK Space Launch Division
- Estimation of Maximum Principal Stresses from Random Analysis – Michael Yang and Paul Blelloch, ATA Engineering, Inc.
- Lumped Parameter Modeling for Rapid Vibration Response Prototyping and Test Correlation – Michael Van Dyke, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Calculation of the Response of a Structure Due to a Pyrotechnic Shock Input Using Statistical Energy Analysis – James Ho-Jin Hwang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Test Observations of the Characteristics of the Acoustic Field Generated by High Intensity Loudspeaker Testing – Mike Van Dyke, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- A Multiple-Input-Multiple-Output Acoustic Test Using Structural Responses to Derive Acoustic Inputs – Jerry Rouse and Jerome Cap, Sandia National Laboratories
Thursday, June 6
- Discussion on the Impact of Acoustic Standing Waves on Structural Responses – Ali Kolaini, Jet Propulsion Laboratory
- Solver Embedded Fatigue – Neil Bishop, Random Loading Design Ltd.; Mark Carlson, MSC Software, Inc.
- Extending Steinberg’s Fatigue Analysis of Electronics Equipment to a Full Relative Displacement vs. Cycles Curve – Tom Irvine, Dynamic Concepts, Inc.
- Practical Fatigue Calculations for Combined Random and Deterministic Loads – Neil Bishop, Random Loading Design Ltd.; Karl Sweitzer, Booz Allen Hamilton
- User Evaluation of Vibro-Acoustic Modeling Software: Actran vs. VA-One – Benjamin Doty and Juan Fernandez, Jet Propulsion Laboratory