Accession Number : ADA305654

Title :   Development of In Situ Stiffness Properties for Shuttle Booster Filament Wound Case

Corporate Author : NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Verderaime, V.

PDF Url : ADA305654

Report Date : AUG 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 59

Abstract : Subscale tests were extensively used to develop a data base on elastic properties of graphite-epoxy wound pressure vessels. Scaling phenomena were observed to influence biaxial strains. Causes for scaling are proposed and lamina models with scaling factors are presented. (MM)

Descriptors :   *LAMINATES, *SPACE SHUTTLES, *ROCKET ENGINE CASES, *SOLID PROPELLANT ROCKET ENGINES, *GRAPHITE EPOXY COMPOSITES, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA BASES, FILAMENT WOUND CONSTRUCTION, STIFFNESS, FIBER REINFORCED COMPOSITES, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, CARBON FIBERS, STRAIN(MECHANICS), PRESSURE VESSELS, EPOXY RESINS, BOOSTER ROCKET ENGINES, LAUNCH VEHICLES, STRUCTURAL INTEGRITY.

Subject Categories : Laminates and Composite Materials
      Solid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE