Suspension systems for ground testing large space structures

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Division, For sale by the National Technical Information Service] , [Washington, D.C.], [Springfield, VA
Large space structures (Astronautics), Space vehicles -- Vibration -- Testing -- Equipment and supplies, Springs (Mecha
StatementRonald R. Gold ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA contractor report -- 4325., NASA contractor report -- NASA CR-4325.
ContributionsGold, Ronald R., Langley Research Center.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationx, 101 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17633252M
OCLC/WorldCa27451861

Format: Book, Government Document, EBook; LOC call number: TLC6 A3 no ; Published: Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration. For ground testing of controlled flexible space structures an active suspension design is proposed to eliminate dynamic reaction forces from the suspension cables.

Abstract: The purpose of this article is to present the process of design and simulation, design, and testing of a Rocker-Bogie-like suspension system, for use in an all-terrain electric wheelchair. This suspension is a base of a six-wheel remote-controlled platform adapted to the rough-terrain conditions.

The first stage of the designing process is to create a CAD model and perform the. to simulate ground-based validation testing for flexible space structures. A suspension system based on a concatenation of two four-bar parallelogram linkages to simulate a zero-gravity environment for the flexible space structures on the ground, has been developed.

Three dynamic models are presented: a flexible two-beamstructure in space, a. Dynamics and control of a large displacement suspension system for ground testing of flexible space structures. By Mercedes C. Reaves, As the development in flexible space structures expands, the need for an efficient and accurate suspension system for ground tests increases accordingly.

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Determination of design parameters for suspension system. SUSPENSION SYSTEM The suspension of vehicles needs to satisfy a number of requirements which depend on different operating conditions of the vehicle.

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Capability is available in the areas of human space vehicle systems, life support systems and environmental control, flight. Dependent Suspension Systems This type of suspension acts as a rigid structure in which any movement of one wheel is transmitted to the other wheel as well, in the rear or the front.

The force is also transmitted from one wheel to the other. It is mainly used in heavy vehicles. Examples are Leaf Spring Suspension, Watt’s Linkage etc. [9] B. first person that used a spring in the suspension system of a vehicle, and Mors of Paris first fitted a suspension system with shock absorbers in Today, there are many kinds of suspension systems with complex structures and elements, some of which will be discussed here.

Figure I Early form of suspension systems for horse-drawn carts.

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signal or ground reference plane as well as grounding topologies to achieve electric safety and good performance of the system, are presented. The characteristics of shield structures, shielded power cables as well as their connections to ground are also presented.

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A system of mechanical linkages, springs, dampers that is used to connect the wheels to the chassis is known as a suspension system.

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Thus, the suspension system includes springs, shock absorbers and their suspension system of a motor vehicle is divided into the rear end suspension and front end suspension.

Types of Suspension System. Following are the 15 different types of the suspension system. Front End Suspension System; Rigid axle front suspension. Independent front suspension. Suspension Structures building structures in which the main elements that support the load (wires, cables, chains, grids, sheet diaphragms, and so on) are subject only to forces of extension.

Suspension structures, which exist under conditions of extension, make possible the full use of the mechanical properties of high-strength materials (for example. Degree of Master of Engineering in High Performance Structures Abstract Structural design requires a full understanding and knowledge of all the components comprising the structure.

The main element of a cable suspended bridge is the cable system. Special attention on aspects other than mathematical calculations should be. impedance that is on the order of ten times the value of the resistive component for large substations.

If applicable (e.g., GIS structures), take into consideration inductive coupling between grid conductors. These factors can have a considerable impact on the potential rise of the grounding grid and on the measured ground impedance. Home» Innovative Vibration Test Equipment & Measuring Products» Suspension Component Test Systems.

Suspension Component Test Systems. Acoustic quality, vehicle dynamics and stability, and driver comfort play an increasingly important role in the development of new chassis and suspension systems – both passive and active.

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