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Reliability approach in spacecraft structures

Roussouly, Nicolas and Salaün, Michel and Petitjean, Frank and Buffe, Fabrice and Carpine, Anne Reliability approach in spacecraft structures. (2009) In: ECSSMMT 2009 - 11th European Conference on Spacecraft Structures, Materials and Mechanical Testing, 15-17 Sep 2009, Toulouse, France .

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Abstract

This paper presents an application of the probabilistic approach with reliability assessment on a spacecraft structure. The adopted strategy uses meta-modeling with first and second order polynomial functions. This method aims at minimizing computational time while giving relevant results. The first part focuses on computational tools employed in the strategy development. The second part presents a spacecraft application. The purpose is to highlight benefits of the probabilistic approach compared with the current deterministic one. From examples of reliability assessment we show some advantages which could be found in industrial applications.

Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Audience (conference):International conference proceedings
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Institution:French research institutions > Centre National des Etudes Spatiales - CNES (FRANCE)
Université de Toulouse > Institut Supérieur de l'Aéronautique et de l'Espace - ISAE-SUPAERO (FRANCE)
Other partners > Thales (FRANCE)
Other partners > Institut Catholique des Arts et Métiers - ICAM (FRANCE)
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Deposited By: Michel Salaun
Deposited On:19 Apr 2013 14:06

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