Interactive Simulation-Based Testing of Product Gas Transfer Integrated Monitoring and Control Software for the Lunar Mars Life Support Phase III Test 981769
Gas transfer systems in a closed life support test were controlled by intelligent layered monitoring and control software. Interactive simulation-based testing was used for system-level validation of the discrete sequencer layer of the software. An advanced discrete event simulation tool was used to model diverse components and systems for processing gases in a plant growth chamber, crew chamber and incinerator, and transferring gases between chambers. Models included physico-chemical and biological gas processors, pumps, concentrators, chambers and tanks, and devices for configuring and controlling gas transfer. Several types of control were modeled. This paper describes the models, the testing approach, and some results of the testing.
Citation: Malin, J., Fleming, L., and Hatfield, T., "Interactive Simulation-Based Testing of Product Gas Transfer Integrated Monitoring and Control Software for the Lunar Mars Life Support Phase III Test," SAE Technical Paper 981769, 1998, https://doi.org/10.4271/981769. Download Citation
Jane T. Malin, Land Fleming, Thomas R. Hatfield
NASA Johnson Space Center, Hernandez Engineering, Inc., International Business Machines
International Conference On Environmental Systems
SAE 1998 Transactions - Journal of Aerospace-V107-1