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Orbital maneuvering vehicle thermal design and analysis techniquesThis paper describes the OMV thermal design that is required to maintain components within temperature limits for all mission phases. A key element in the OMV thermal design is the application of a motorized thermal shade assembly that is a replacement for the more conventional variable conductance heat pipes or louvers. The thermal shade assembly covers equipment module radiator areas, and based upon the radiator temperature input to onboard computer, opens and closes the shade, varying the effective radiator area. Thermal design verification thermal analyses results are presented. Selected thermal analyses methods, including several unique subroutines, are discussed. A representation of enclosure Script F equations, in matrix form, is also included. Personal computer application to the development of the OMV thermal design is summarized.
Document ID
19860055198
Document Type
Conference Paper
Authors
Chapter, J. (Martin Marietta Corp. Denver, CO, United States)
Date Acquired
August 12, 2013
Publication Date
June 1, 1986
Subject Category
LAUNCH VEHICLES AND SPACE VEHICLES
Report/Patent Number
AIAA PAPER 86-1337
Funding Number(s)
CONTRACT_GRANT: NAS8-36115
Distribution Limits
Public
Copyright
Other