The development of a spreadsheet-aided-engineering design tool for parachutes

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A spreadsheet-aided engineering design tool has been developed to assist in the parachute design process. The new tool was developed during FY96 and utilized in the design of the flight termination parachute system for a 1900 lb. payload. Many modifications were made during the initial utilization of this tool. Work on the tool continues as the authors attempt to create an application tool for the parachute engineer.

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Waye, D.E. & Whinery, L.D. April 1, 1997.

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    Publisher Info: Sandia National Labs., Albuquerque, NM (United States)
    Place of Publication: Albuquerque, New Mexico

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A spreadsheet-aided engineering design tool has been developed to assist in the parachute design process. The new tool was developed during FY96 and utilized in the design of the flight termination parachute system for a 1900 lb. payload. Many modifications were made during the initial utilization of this tool. Work on the tool continues as the authors attempt to create an application tool for the parachute engineer.

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8 p.

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OSTI as DE97004539

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  • 14. aerodynamic decelarator systems technology conference, San Francisco, CA (United States), 2-5 Jun 1997

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  • Other: DE97004539
  • Report No.: SAND--96-2334C
  • Report No.: CONF-970654--1
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 471354
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc675084

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Waye, D.E. & Whinery, L.D. The development of a spreadsheet-aided-engineering design tool for parachutes, article, April 1, 1997; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc675084/: accessed December 14, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.