9 July 1999 Preliminary analysis of hybrid launch isolation for spacecraft
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As commercial and government space applications shift to smaller satellites there is an increased need to control the environmental loads the satellite must experience during launch. Recently, a passive vibration isolation system was successfully deployed. Seeing to enhance the passive isolator's effects research has shifted to active isolation techniques. This paper summarizes the results of recent research to develop a launch vehicle flight model and suitable environmental conditions to analyze the effectiveness of various passive and hybrid isolation techniques. Results include comparison of the isolator's performance.
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Gregory G. Karahalis, Gregory G. Karahalis, Gregory S. Agnes, Gregory S. Agnes, } "Preliminary analysis of hybrid launch isolation for spacecraft", Proc. SPIE 3674, Smart Structures and Materials 1999: Industrial and Commercial Applications of Smart Structures Technologies, (9 July 1999); doi: 10.1117/12.351573; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.351573

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