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Title:
The Deployable Structures Library
Author:
Cory Rupp: ATA Engineering, Inc., USA Laura Schweizer: ATA Engineering, Inc., USA
DOI:
10.3384/ecp18154187
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Year:
2018
Conference:
Proceedings of The American Modelica Conference 2018, October 9-10, Somberg Conference Center, Cambridge MA, USA
Issue:
154
Article no.:
020
Pages:
187-195
No. of pages:
9
Publication type:
Abstract and Fulltext
Published:
2019-02-26
ISBN:
978-91-7685-148-7
Series:
Linköping Electronic Conference Proceedings
ISSN (print):
1650-3686
ISSN (online):
1650-3740
Publisher:
Linköping University Electronic Press, Linköpings universitet


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Deployable structures are an enabling technology for many space- and ground-based structures and vehicles. Analysis of deployment mechanisms and structural dynamic responses in early design phases is key to ensuring deployment reliability and overall structural integrity. In this paper, a Modelica library is presented that provides a number of building blocks to enable and ease the development of models of deployable structures. Several examples using the library are presented that would be difficult or impossible to model using other technologies.

Keywords: Modelica, deployable structures, flexible structures, spacecraft, solar array

Proceedings of The American Modelica Conference 2018, October 9-10, Somberg Conference Center, Cambridge MA, USA

Author:
Cory Rupp, Laura Schweizer
Title:
The Deployable Structures Library
DOI:
http://dx.doi.org/10.3384/ecp18154187
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Proceedings of The American Modelica Conference 2018, October 9-10, Somberg Conference Center, Cambridge MA, USA

Author:
Cory Rupp, Laura Schweizer
Title:
The Deployable Structures Library
DOI:
https://doi.org10.3384/ecp18154187
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