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Dynamics of Large Membrane for Solar Sail-Craft

[+] Author Affiliations
Koji Nakaya, Osamu Mori, Jun’Ichiro Kawaguchi

JAXA - Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency, Sagamihara, Kanagawa, Japan

Shuhei Nishimaki

University of Tokyo, Japan

Paper No. DETC2007-35919, pp. 1183-1190; 8 pages
doi:10.1115/DETC2007-35919
From:
  • ASME 2007 International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference
  • Volume 5: 6th International Conference on Multibody Systems, Nonlinear Dynamics, and Control, Parts A, B, and C
  • Las Vegas, Nevada, USA, September 4–7, 2007
  • Conference Sponsors: Design Engineering Division and Computers and Information in Engineering Division
  • ISBN: 0-7918-4806-X | eISBN: 0-7918-3806-4
  • Copyright © 2007 by ASME

abstract

This paper discusses dynamics of large membrane for achieving spinning solar sail-craft proposed by the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science (ISAS), Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA). For comprehending the dynamics, firstly, two types of grand-scale experiments were conducted. One was an ice rink experiment. The other was a balloon experiment. In the both experiments, we succeeded in deploying 10m and 20m diameter membrane and observing the motion. Secondly, we constructed a numerical model using a multi-particle method, and numerical simulations were conducted. We drew a comparison between results of experiments and numerical simulations. The effectively of the multi-particle model was then indicated in this paper.

Copyright © 2007 by ASME

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