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Accession Number N20120013260
Title Composite Pressure Vessel Variability in Geometry and Filament Winding Model.
Publication Date May 2012
Media Count 6p
Personal Author N. J. Greene S. J. Green
Abstract Composite pressure vessels (CPVs) are used in a variety of applications ranging from carbon dioxide canisters for paintball guns to life support and pressurant storage on the International Space Station. With widespread use, it is important to be able to evaluate the effect of variability on structural performance. Data analysis was completed on CPVs to determine the amount of variation that occurs among the same type of CPV, and a filament winding routine was developed to facilitate study of the effect of manufacturing variation on structural response.
Keywords Composite wrapping
Computer programs
Data processing
Filament winding
Helical windings
Mathematical models
Pressure vessel design
Pressure vessels
Stress analysis

Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 71F - Composite Materials
81C - Fuel & Propellant Tanks
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Houston, TX. Lyndon B. Johnson Space Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1305
Contract Number N/A

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