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A simulation model for probabilistic analysis of Space Shuttle abort modes

A simulation model for probabilistic analysis of Space Shuttle abort modes

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, George C. Marshall Space Flight Center, National Technical Information Service, distributor in [Marshall Space Flight Center, Ala.], [Springfield, Va .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Space shuttles.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby R. T. Hage.
    SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- NASA TM-108432., NASA technical memorandum -- 108432.
    ContributionsGeorge C. Marshall Space Flight Center.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17680646M

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A simulation model for probabilistic analysis of Space Shuttle abort modes Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. A simulation model for probabilistic analysis of Space Shuttle abort modes. [R T Hage; George C. Marshall Space Flight Center.]. A simulation model which was developed to provide a probabilistic analysis tool to study the various space transportation system abort mode situations is presented.

The simulation model is based on Monte Carlo simulation of an event-tree diagram which accounts for events during the space transportation system's ascent and its abort : R.

Hage. A SIMULATION MODEL FOR PROBABILISTIC ANALYSIS OF SPACE SHUTTLE ABORT MODES I. INTRODUCTION The NASA space shuttle system is a reusable manned vehicle capable of transporting large pay-loads to low Earth orbit (LEO).

The system is designed to provide abort options to accommodate "con-tained" system failures. A stochastic simulation model has been developed using the General Purpose Simulation System (GPSS) II language to analyze the operations of a fleet of Shuttle space vehicles.

A simulation model for probabilistic analysis of Space Shuttle abort modes. ascent and its abort modes. The simulation model probabilistic risk model of the Space Shuttle.

The trajectory simulation techniques and probabilistic methods used during this analysis are presented along with an overview of the ascent simulation results and first stage probabilistic data.

A brief comparison with the methods used during previous Shuttle launch area risk assessments is shown as well. A Simulation Model for Probabilistic Analysis of Space Shuttle Abort Modes, NASA TM, NASA A Simulation Model for Risk Assessment of Turbine Wheels Annual Reliability and Maintainability Title: Principal Reliability Engineer at.

Simulation Model 10 J Simulation of a Single-Server Queueing System 13 Problem Statement 13 Intuitive Explanation. 19 Program Organization and Logic 29 FORTRAN Program 34 Pascal Program 44 C Program 52 Simulation Output and Discussion 60 Alternative Stopping Rules.

The primary Space Shuttle intact abort modes are Return to Launch Site (RTLS), Trans-Atlantic Landing (TAL), and Abort to Orbit (ATO). Different intact abort options are available and chosen depending on the time of failure. The most likely failure to initiate an abort is the shutdown of a single Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME).

The intention of this book is to provide an introduction to performing probabilistic finite element analysis. As a short guideline, the objective is to inform the reader of the use, benefits and issues associated with performing probabilistic finite element analysis without excessive theory or mathematical detail.

An Abort for (Almost) Every Occasion. Before we dissect the RTLS scenario, an overview of the nominal launch sequence and the entire abort menu is prudent.

At “T minus 6 seconds”, the three Space Shuttle Main Engines (SSME) began burning liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen from the huge External Tank (ET) attached to the orbiter’s belly. ٣ ٥ Continuous Random Variables [Probability Review] X is a continuous random variable if its range space R x is an interval or a collection of intervals.

The probability that X lies in the interval [a,b] is given by: f(x), denoted as the pdf of X, satisfies: Properties X R X f x x R f x dx f x x R X 3. () 0, if is not in 2. () 1 1. () 0, for all in. M.S. Yucemen, in Handbook of Seismic Risk Analysis and Management of Civil Infrastructure Systems, Abstract: A simple probabilistic model is presented to obtain a realistic estimate of earthquake insurance rates for buildings in Turkey.

The model integrates information on seismic hazard and information on expected earthquake damage on engineering facilities in a. What is Simulation. The term simulation is used in different ways by different people.

As used here, simulation is defined as the process of creating a model (i.e., an abstract representation or facsimile) of an existing or proposed system (e.g., a project, a business, a mine, a watershed, a forest, the organs in your body) in order to identify and understand those factors which control.

The book begins with a general overview of materials failure analysis and its importance, and then logically proceeds from a discussion of the failure analysis process, types of failure analysis, and specific tools and techniques, to chapters on analysis of materials failure from various causes.

PROBABILISTIC APPROACHES: SCENARIO ANALYSIS, DECISION TREES AND SIMULATIONS In the last chapter, we examined ways in which we can adjust the value of a risky asset for its risk. Notwithstanding their popularity, all of the approaches share a common theme. The riskiness of an asset is encapsulated in one number – a higher discount rate.

to the book at a later stage and find additional information about a particular subject. This will be more efficient than to extract the required information from a series of other books.

In this sense the book will be of great value for practicing control engineers. The development of new products and systems is often done in a team of experts. Analysis versus Computer Simulation A computer simulation is a computer program which attempts to represent the real world based on a model.

The accuracy of the simulation depends on the precision of the model. Suppose that the probability of heads in a coin toss experiment is unknown. We can perform the experiment.

Computer model of queuing, inventory and scheduling systems.: 2 classes Design and Evaluation of simulation Experiments: Length of simulation runs, validation, variance reduction techniques.: 2 classes Experimental layout, analysis of simulation output, Recent trends and developments.: 1 class Revision Books: 1.

national Space Station (ISS) results in an average annual cost that is approximately $B less than the current cost of using the Shuttle to service the ISS. Various lunar mission modes were considered and costed.

While the direct-to-the-lunar-surface mission mode resulted. Dynamic Modeling of Ascent Abort Scenarios for Crewed Launches Mark Bigler, NASA Johnson Space Center Roger L. Boyer, NASA Johnson Space Center For the last 30 years, the United States’ human space program has been focused on low Earth orbit exploration and operations with the Space Shuttle and International Space Station programs.SCR (“Software Cost Reduction”) method [1] to model flight software change requests for the space shuttle, as part of an investigation of automated tools for software verification and validation.

This study explored the applicability of SCR for determining correctness, consistency, and completeness of shuttle change requests.The assumptions used in the simulation model can then be checked against test experience. Such an analysis will improve the simulation model under question, a necessary step if the simulation model is to be used in further operational tests or to assess the performance of the system as a baseline when the next innovation is introduced.