Expandable Structures for Aerospace Applications
- part of archive:
- Collection of papers relating to the Research and Development of a Full Pressure Suit
- Forbes, F.W.
A paper discussing the history and future use of expandable structures in space applications including inflatable balloons, rigidized balloons, Goodyear airmat, expandable honeycomb, and unfurlable structures. Discusses the concept, application, materials, design procedures, and advantages and disadvantages of each system with illustrative drawings, diagrams and photographs.
- Aerospace Engineering, Aeronautics, Airline Industry
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