Mechanical properties of compacted lunar simulant using new vacuum triaxial equipmentMechanical stress-strain strength properties of Arizona Lunar Simulant (ALS) are investigated by using a newly developed vacuum triaxial device that allows compaction under different initial vacuums and confinements. Influence of vacuum and confinement on compaction, strength and deformation characteristics of compacted material are delineated and discussed.
Desai, Chandra S. (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Saadatmanesh, Hamid (NASA Headquarters Washington, DC United States)
Allen, Tom (Arizona Univ. Tucson, United States)
August 16, 2013
January 1, 1992
Publication: In: Engineering, construction, and operations in space III: Space '92; Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference, Denver, CO, May 31-June 4, 1992. Vol. 2 (A93-41976 17-12)
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IDRelationTitle19930057979Collected WorksEngineering, Construction, and Operations in Space III