Thermal control systems for low-temperature heat rejection on a lunar base semiannual status report for grant NAG5-1572

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StatementK.R. Sridhar and Matthias Gottmann.
SeriesNASA contractor report -- NASA CR-190063.
ContributionsGottmann, Matthias., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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THERMAL CONTROL SYSTEMS FOR LOW-TEMPERATURE HEAT REJECTION ON A LUNAR BASE K. Sridhar Principal Investigator and Matthias Gottmann Graduate Research Assistant Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering * The University of Arizona Tucson, AZ Semiannual Status Report for Grant NAG from NASA Goddard Space Flight Center.

Jul 01,  · Low-Temperature Thermal Control for a Lunar Base The lunar environment places some unique demands on a thermal management system designed for manned lunar missions.

A principal concern is that for many prime base locations the effective thermal sink temperature is often near or above nominal room temperature (25°C).Cited by: Get this from a library.

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration.]. For these reason, they split the roadmap into three primary categories based on temperature: Cryogenic Systems for temperatures less than °C, Thermal Control Systems for temperatures between °C and a few hundred degrees C above zero, and Thermal Protection Systems for temperatures above several hundred degrees C.

A planetary base is sort of like a space station on the surface of a planet or moon. (ORC), which has been proposed as an alternative for power generation from low-temperature heat sources such as solar heat thermal management, heaters and heat rejection systems Hardware: electronics.

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Review of advanced radiator technologies for spacecraft power systems and space thermal control. heat-rejection systems capable of meeting future requirements.

Fifty-one papers (and three keynote addresses) on contemporary theoretical issues and experimental techniques pertaining to the underlying factors that control heat-conduction behavior of materials.

The latest findings on insulation, fluids, and low-dimensional solids and composites are reviewed as5/5(1). A parametric analysis is performed to compare different heat pump based thermal control systems for a Lunar Base. Rankine cycle and absorption cycle heat pumps are compared and optimized for a IV.

Loop Heat Pipe with Thermal Control Valve Design. The LHP model was completed for the lunar application that uses a thermal control valve as a passive thermal link during the lunar day and night operational conditions.

A model of the final LHP with TCV integration can be seen in Figure 8. Analysis of Solar-Heated Thermal Wadis to Support Extended-Duration Lunar Exploration R. Balasubramaniam * engineering sources of heat and power1,2 – that can protect exploration systems from the extreme cold of the lunar surface.

If thermal wadis can be successfully developed, and placed on the Moon as adjunct to thermal conduction Cited by: Using the waste heat from the nuclear power plant for processing may be effective. But, ironically, doing so will in turn require more radiator surface to radiate the lower temperature waste heat.

Heat Rejection Systems. In this section I will deal with systems designed to meet the heat rejection requirements of power generation and utilization.

he lunar environment presents a number of challenges to the design and operation of thermal management systems. The heat rejection sink can be K during daytime and can drop down to 50 K at night or in dark craters (Swanson and Butler, ). The Apollo landings were timed for lunar morning, so the environment was relatively benign.

Lunar Base Thermal Control. The main thermal control problem on the lunar surface is the rejection of low-temperature heat around lunar noon, when the background (or sink) temperature may be higher than that of the low-temperature heat to be rejected.

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Jennifer Miller, Gajanana Birur, Gani Ganapathi, Eric Low Power and Low Temperature LHP for Thermal Control. Heat pipes are used in many space nuclear reactor power systems for transporting the reactor's thermal power to the converters (lithium or sodium heat pipes), transporting the waste heat from the cold side of the converters to the heat rejection radiator (sodium or potassium heat pipes), and/or for spreading the heat in finned radiator surfaces.

Integration options for solar thermal with low temperature industrial heat recovery loops. using an industrial case study.

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The measurement of specific heat is, in principle, simple and straightforward, requiring the measurement of the temperature rise of a body of known mass when a measured quantity of heat is supplied to the body.

The main practical difficulty is in avoiding or compensating for the Author: G. Keeler. In this arrangement a dual-source heat pumps may be utilized to provide an alternate heat source when the solar input is low or unavailable.

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(HDD), base 18°C [5]) since the coefficient of Cited by: Effect of Simulant Type on the Absorptance and Emittance of Dusted Thermal Control Surfaces in a Simulated Lunar Environment.

Gaier, J. / American Institute of Aeronautics and Lunar Base Thermal Analysis with THERMICA. Design and Testing of an Active Heat Rejection Radiator with Digital Turn-Down Capability. Sunada, E. / Birur, G. Known as, “variable heat rejection thermal control systems,” NASA human spaceflight studies, as well as those from the Space Technology Roadmaps and the National Research Council’s response to these roadmaps, have found that thermal control is a key capability required in order for humans to extend our presence farther into space.

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