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Improved Pyrotechnic Shock Scaling Method Based on Shock Response Spectrum and Statistical Energy Analysis

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dc.contributor.author Hwang, James Ho-Jin
dc.contributor.author Borello, Gerard
dc.contributor.author Fernandez, Juan P.
dc.date.accessioned 2020-05-07T00:56:26Z
dc.date.available 2020-05-07T00:56:26Z
dc.date.issued 2018-05-28
dc.identifier.citation European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Environmental Testing (ECSSMET) 2018, Noordwijk, Netherlands, May 28 - June 1, 2018 en_US
dc.identifier.clearanceno 18-2477
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/48299
dc.description.abstract It has been more than forty years since the pyrotechnic shock scaling method was introduced. The scaling method estimates the attenuation of the Shock Response Spectrum (SRS) based on the distance from the source, structural configurations, types of structural joints and interfaces, and intervening structure [1]. The method has been successfully used in the spacecraft community countless times and still is frequently used to develop pyrotechnic shock requirements at various levels of assembly of a spacecraft. However, since the method was derived empirically from a limited set of shock test data [2], the aerospace community has been looking for an alternative approach. In this paper, a computational scaling method based on Statistical Energy Analysis (SEA) is re-visited. SEA is traditionally used as a method for investigating the diffusion of acoustic and vibratory energies of a system at steady-state [3]. Previously, an approach using the SRS as an acceleration constraint condition to the SEA model was introduced to estimate the attenuation from a shock source [4,5]. In the current investigation, additional examples are provided to further validate the approach. In addition, responses in the time domain are produced by the Local Modal Phase Reconstruction (LMPR) approach which was recently introduced to the community [6]. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA/JPL en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA: Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2018 en_US
dc.title Improved Pyrotechnic Shock Scaling Method Based on Shock Response Spectrum and Statistical Energy Analysis en_US
dc.type Preprint en_US


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