186. Space Vehicle Weight and Performance Optimization
|Title||186. Space Vehicle Weight and Performance Optimization|
|Publication Type||Conference Paper|
|Year of Publication||1958|
|Conference||17th Annual Conference, Belmont Plaza Hotel, New York, New York, May 19-22|
|Conference Location||New York, New York|
|Publisher||Society of Allied Weight Engineers, Inc.|
A summary method of correlating performance and weight parameters to yield an optimum missile design is discussed. A specific end use is selected to demonstrate the summary method described.
Accepting the premise: “Minimum weight requirements shall take precedence over ease of maintenance, easy and rapid installation of propulsion group and accessories and ease of installation”, a summary method of determining optimum weight is deve1oed to satisfy the basic design criteria.
|Key Words||19. Weight Engineering - Spacecraft Estimation|
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