Browse Publications Technical Papers 2005-01-2835
2005-07-11

Radiation Passive Shield Analysis and Design for Space Applications 2005-01-2835

We analyze passive radiation shield designs and techniques intended primarily for space applications, such as capsules, orbital space stations, space colonies, and scientific satellites carrying radiation sensitive instruments. The analysis determines the shield geometry in direct relation to the distributions of intra- and extra-galactic radiation sources.We present I) A thorough discussion of the proposed passive shield designs. II) A detailed analysis of shielding solutions that are based on knowledge of radiation source distribution in outer space. III) An optimization analysis of the shield, to insuring a safe level of radiation, while keeping the volume, hence the mass of the shield at a minimum.

SAE MOBILUS

Subscribers can view annotate, and download all of SAE's content. Learn More »

Access SAE MOBILUS »

Members save up to 43% off list price.
Login to see discount.
Special Offer: Purchase more aerospace standards and aerospace material specifications and save! AeroPaks off a customized subscription plan that lets you pay for just the documents that you need, when you need them.
X