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Title: Space Vehicle Reliability Modeling in DIORAMA

Abstract

When modeling system performance of space based detection systems it is important to consider spacecraft reliability. As space vehicles age the components become prone to failure for a variety of reasons such as radiation damage. Additionally, some vehicles may lose the ability to maneuver once they exhaust fuel supplies. Typically failure is divided into two categories: engineering mistakes and technology surprise. This document will report on a method of simulating space vehicle reliability in the DIORAMA framework.

Authors:
 [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA), Office of Defense Nuclear Nonproliferation (NA-20)
OSTI Identifier:
1291209
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-16-25005
DOE Contract Number:
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Technical Report
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; reliability; spacecraft; modeling; orbit; weibull; DIORAMA

Citation Formats

Tornga, Shawn Robert. Space Vehicle Reliability Modeling in DIORAMA. United States: N. p., 2016. Web. doi:10.2172/1291209.
Tornga, Shawn Robert. Space Vehicle Reliability Modeling in DIORAMA. United States. doi:10.2172/1291209.
Tornga, Shawn Robert. 2016. "Space Vehicle Reliability Modeling in DIORAMA". United States. doi:10.2172/1291209. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1291209.
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abstractNote = {When modeling system performance of space based detection systems it is important to consider spacecraft reliability. As space vehicles age the components become prone to failure for a variety of reasons such as radiation damage. Additionally, some vehicles may lose the ability to maneuver once they exhaust fuel supplies. Typically failure is divided into two categories: engineering mistakes and technology surprise. This document will report on a method of simulating space vehicle reliability in the DIORAMA framework.},
doi = {10.2172/1291209},
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place = {United States},
year = 2016,
month = 7
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