Integrated Computational Fluid Dynamics Carbon Dioxide Concentration Study for the International Space Station 2005-01-2795
This paper reports results of Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) analysis of carbon dioxide (CO2) gradient variations in twelve ISS modules. Computations were performed using two 3D integrated models: one from the U.S. Laboratory to the forward end, and the other from the U.S. Laboratory to the aft end of the ISS. Operation of the CO2 removal systems and CO2 generation among six International Space Station (ISS) crewmembers' metabolic processes were included in the model. For several crew location scenarios, a detailed analysis of the CO2 gradients and time evolution in zones potentially occupied by astronauts is presented. In general, the paper gives an extended example of the application of CFD analysis to complex problems related to the quality of the cabin air.
Citation: Son, C., Turner, E., Smirnov, E., Ivanov, N. et al., "Integrated Computational Fluid Dynamics Carbon Dioxide Concentration Study for the International Space Station," SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-2795, 2005, https://doi.org/10.4271/2005-01-2795. Download Citation
Chang H. Son, Edward H. Turner, Evgueni M. Smirnov, Nikolay G. Ivanov, Denis S. Telnov
The Boeing Company, St. Petersburg State Polytechnic University, Russia
International Conference On Environmental Systems
SAE 2005 Transactions Journal of Aerospace-V114-1