10 September 2011 Concurrent engineering of an infrared telescope system
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Proceedings Volume 8127, Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions V; 81270L (2011); doi: 10.1117/12.894979
Event: SPIE Optical Engineering + Applications, 2011, San Diego, California, United States
Abstract
A concurrent engineering approach to the design and analysis of a space-borne Electro-Optical (EO) sensor is presented. A detailed design of an infrared telescope payload is developed by an interdisciplinary team of mechanical, structural, thermal, and optical engineers using a Simulation Driven Engineering (SDE) software environment. The telescope payload design is also integrated with a conceptual level design of the space segment of a mission that incorporates the payload. The flow of the concurrent design process is described, and design outputs are provided.
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Jason Geis, Jeffrey Lang, Leslie Peterson, Francisco Roybal, Jennifer Tanzillo, David Thomas, David Warren, "Concurrent engineering of an infrared telescope system", Proc. SPIE 8127, Optical Modeling and Performance Predictions V, 81270L (10 September 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.894979; http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.894979
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Computer aided design

Space telescopes

Optical instrument design

Telescopes

Infrared telescopes

Mirrors

Aerospace engineering

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