Comparison of calculations of fragment production rates

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Differences between NASA and DoD estimates of fragment production rates in space debris collisions are shown to be due primarily to different choices of the exponent in the debris distribution. The sensitivity to this parameter over the range of values consistent with experimental data is discussed.

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Canavan, G. H. August 1, 1997.

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Differences between NASA and DoD estimates of fragment production rates in space debris collisions are shown to be due primarily to different choices of the exponent in the debris distribution. The sensitivity to this parameter over the range of values consistent with experimental data is discussed.

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32 p.

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OSTI as DE98001523

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  • Other Information: PBD: Aug 1997

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  • Other: DE98001523
  • Report No.: LA-UR--97-3179
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/563280 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 563280
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc693005

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Canavan, G. H. Comparison of calculations of fragment production rates, report, August 1, 1997; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc693005/: accessed December 12, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.