Spacecraft performance Analysis For Extreme events by integration and Combination Of Sensing, Modelling and OptimiSation: SAFE-COSMOS

A. Cowlard, Grunde Jomaas, J. L. Torero

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To supersede the current state-of-the-art of fire safety in spacecrafts, ESA has commissioned a topical team to define an unprecedented series of demonstration and validation experiments. This initiative aims to move fire safety away from test standards and into a truly scientific selection of both passive and active fire protection strategies. Material selection based on intrinsic material properties and performance will revolutionise traditional passive fire protection strategies that currently rely on pass/fail test methodologies. Active fire protection strategies will be generated by computational models, calibrated to recreate the unfolding emergency scenario using live streams of sensor data. The research roadmap of extensive μg testing programme and model development necessary to achieve these goals is presented
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProceedings of the Fifth IAASS Conference
Publication date2011
Publication statusPublished - 2011
EventFifth IAASS Conference -
Duration: 1 Jan 2011 → …
Conference number: 5


ConferenceFifth IAASS Conference
Period01/01/2011 → …

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