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Advanced Life Support Equivalent System Mass Guidelines DocumentThis document is a viewgraph presentation which provides guidelines for performing an Equivalent System Mass (ESM) evaluation for trade study purposes. The document: 1) Defines ESM; 2) Explains how to calculate ESM; 3) Discusses interpretation of ESM results. The document is designed to provide detailed instructive material for researchers who are performing ESM evaluations for the first time.
Document ID
Acquisition Source
Ames Research Center
Document Type
Technical Memorandum (TM)
Levri, Julie
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)
Fisher, John W.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)
Jones, Harry W.
(NASA Ames Research Center Moffett Field, CA, United States)
Drysdale, Alan E.
(Boeing Co. Cocoa Beach, FL, United States)
Ewert, Michael K.
(NASA Johnson Space Center Houston, TX, United States)
Hanford, Anthony J.
(Lockheed Martin Space Operations Houston, TX, United States)
Hogan, John A.
(Rutgers - The State Univ. New Brunswick, NJ, United States)
Joshi, Jitendri, A.
(Universities Space Research Association Washington, DC, United States)
Vaccari, David A.
(Stevens Inst. of Tech. Hoboken, NJ, United States)
Date Acquired
August 21, 2013
Publication Date
January 1, 2003
Subject Category
Man/System Technology And Life Support
Report/Patent Number
Meeting Information
Meeting: Invited Presentation at Purdue University
Location: West Lafayette, IN
Country: United States
Start Date: March 13, 2003
Funding Number(s)
PROJECT: RTOP 131-20-10
Distribution Limits
Work of the US Gov. Public Use Permitted.
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