Protection of Materials and Structures from the Low Earth Orbit Space Environment: Proceedings of ICPMSE-3, Third International Space Conference, held by J. KleimanProtection of Materials and Structures from the Low Earth Orbit Space Environment: Proceedings of ICPMSE-3, Third International Space Conference, held by J. Kleiman

Protection of Materials and Structures from the Low Earth Orbit Space Environment: Proceedings of…

byJ. KleimanEditorR.C. Tennyson

Paperback | October 11, 2012

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The ICPMSE-3 meeting and its proceedings are very important since they came in the wake of the official closure of the LDEF program. The main mandate of this publication is to continue the discussions on the effects of the harsh low earth orbit (LEO) environment on materials and structures and on ways to prevent and/or reduce them. In accordance with this mandate, the main objectives and important points in the book are: To promote the dissemination among research organizations and scientists of experimental data and experience gained from LDEF samples and other ground and flight experiments. To provide a tool for engineers, material scientists, and management in space and aerospace sectors to learn about the latest advances in the protection of materials and structures in LEO environment and to provide a basis for interaction and utilization of each others' capabilities in cross-pollenization of ideas. To review the latest research and development in topics such as: effects of LEO environment on materials and structures, predictive models for interaction of materials with LEO environment factors and alternative ways for protection from LEO environment.
Title:Protection of Materials and Structures from the Low Earth Orbit Space Environment: Proceedings of…Format:PaperbackDimensions:262 pagesPublished:October 11, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9401060045

ISBN - 13:9789401060042


Table of Contents

Introduction. Section A: AO/UV and Radiation Effects on Materials and Structures in the LEO Space Environment. Low Flux Atomic Oxygen: Can it Be More Hazardous than High Flux? A Risk Assessment Study; Y. Haruvy. Atomic Oxygen Durability Testing of an International Space Station Solar Array Validation Coupon; M.J. Forkapa., et al. A Technique for Synergistic Atomic Oxygen and Vacuum Ultraviolet Radiation Durability; S.K. Rutledge, B. Banks. Atomic Oxygen Durability of Second Surface Silver Microsheet Glass Concentrators; K.K. de Groh, et al. A Study of Atomic Oxygen Material Degradation by Spaceflight Experiments and Ground-Based Simulation; I.L. Harris, et al. Laboratory Simulation of Low Earth Orbit; C.L. Bungay, et al. Section B: Interaction of Matter with LEO Environment. Prediction of In-Space Durability of Protected Polymers Based on Ground Laboratory Thermal Energy Atomic Oxygen Testing; B. Banks, et al. Ground-Based Experimental Verification of the Predictive Model of Polymer-Based Materials Erosion by Atomic Oxygen in LEO; G.R. Cool, et al. Anomalous Behaviour of the Linear Expansion Coefficient of Reinforced Plastics at Increased Temperatures; R. Tourussov, et al. Predictive Models of Erosion Processes in LEO Space Environment: A Basis for Development of an Engineering Software; J.I. Kleiman, et al. Section C: Large Scale Coating Process Developments for Protection in LEO. The Strategic Technologies for Automation And Robotics (Stear) Program: Protection of Materials in the Space Environment Sub-Program; C. Brunet, et al. Plasma-Deposited Coatings for the Protection of Spacecraft Material Against Atomic Oxygen Erosion; G. Czeremuszkin, et al. Large-Scale Electron Cyclotron Resonance Deposition of Protective Coatings for Space Applications; R.V. Kruzeiecky, et al. Development of High Diffuse Reflectance Surfaces on Teflon; J.I. Kleiman, et al. Materials Exposure in Low Earth Orbit 2 (MELEO2): An Update; E. Poire, et al. Protection of the Radarsat Spacecraft from the Low Earth Orbit Environment; D. Zimcik, S. Ahmed. Section D: Synthesis and Modification of Materials and Surfaces for Protection in LEO. About Some Aspects of Changing Optical Properties of Glass in Solar Arrays and Other Space Materials on Exposure to LEO Space Environment; V.G. Tikhii. Photosil™ &endash; A New Surface Modification Technique for Erosion Resistance Improvement of Polymer-Based Materials in LEO; J.I. Kleiman, et al. Soft X-Ray Radiation as a Factor in the Degradation of Spacecraft Materials; A. Milintchouk, et al. Surface Modification of Polymer-Based Materials by Ion Implantation: A New Approach for Protection in LEO; Z.A. Iskanderova, et al. TOR and COR AO-VUV Resistant Polymers for Space; A. Shepp, et al. Appendix A: Organizing Committee. Index.