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Title: Airbags to Martian Landers: Analyses at Sandia National Laboratories

Abstract

A new direction for the national laboratories is to assist US business with research and development, primarily through cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs). Technology transfer to the private sector has been very successful as over 200 CRADAs are in place at Sandia. Because of these cooperative efforts, technology has evolved into some new areas not commonly associated with the former mission of the national laboratories. An example of this is the analysis of fabric structures. Explicit analyses and expertise in constructing parachutes led to the development of a next generation automobile airbag; which led to the construction, testing, and analysis of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mars Environmental Survey Lander; and finally led to the development of CAD based custom garment designs using 3D scanned images of the human body. The structural analysis of these fabric structures is described as well as a more traditional example Sandia with the test/analysis correlation of the impact of a weapon container.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
10135956
Report Number(s):
SAND-94-0742C; CONF-9406132-1
ON: DE94008507; BR: GB0103012
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-94AL85000
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: ABAQUS User`s conference,Newport, RI (United States),1-3 Jun 1994; Other Information: PBD: [1994]
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING; ENGINEERED SAFETY SYSTEMS; COMPUTER-AIDED DESIGN; SPACE VEHICLES; SHOCK ABSORBERS; MARS PLANET; EXPLORATION; TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER; SAFETY ENGINEERING; AUTOMOBILES; PROTECTIVE CLOTHING; PARACHUTES; SAFETY; 420200; 420202; FACILITIES, EQUIPMENT, AND TECHNIQUES; PROTECTIVE STRUCTURES AND EQUIPMENT

Citation Formats

Gwinn, K.W. Airbags to Martian Landers: Analyses at Sandia National Laboratories. United States: N. p., 1994. Web.
Gwinn, K.W. Airbags to Martian Landers: Analyses at Sandia National Laboratories. United States.
Gwinn, K.W. Tue . "Airbags to Martian Landers: Analyses at Sandia National Laboratories". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/10135956.
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abstractNote = {A new direction for the national laboratories is to assist US business with research and development, primarily through cooperative research and development agreements (CRADAs). Technology transfer to the private sector has been very successful as over 200 CRADAs are in place at Sandia. Because of these cooperative efforts, technology has evolved into some new areas not commonly associated with the former mission of the national laboratories. An example of this is the analysis of fabric structures. Explicit analyses and expertise in constructing parachutes led to the development of a next generation automobile airbag; which led to the construction, testing, and analysis of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory Mars Environmental Survey Lander; and finally led to the development of CAD based custom garment designs using 3D scanned images of the human body. The structural analysis of these fabric structures is described as well as a more traditional example Sandia with the test/analysis correlation of the impact of a weapon container.},
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