Experiments in Reduced Gravity Book

Experiments in Reduced Gravity


  • Author : Nikolaus Kuhn
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-09-06
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 50
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128004623

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Experiments in Reduced Gravity Excerpt :

Experiments in Reduced Gravity: Sediment Settling on Mars is the first book to be published that reflects experiments conducted on Martian geomorphology in reduced gravity. This brief yet important book on sediment experiments assesses the theoretical and empirical foundation of the models used to analyze the increasing information we have on the past geography on Mars. The book also evaluates the need to develop new methods for analyzing new information by providing a conceptual outline and a case study on how experiments can be used to test current theoretical considerations. The conceptual approach to identifying the need for and role of experiments will be of interest to planetary scientists and geoscientists not necessarily involved with Mars, but those using experiments in their research who can apply the book’s concepts. Includes figures, diagrams, illustrations, and photographs to vividly explore experiments and outcomes in reduced gravity Provides an outline of planned experiments and questions related to Martian geomorphology Features results from the MarsSedEx 1 Experiment in 2012

Fundamentals of Low Gravity Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer Book

Fundamentals of Low Gravity Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer


  • Author : Basil N. Antar
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2019-07-23
  • Genre: Technology & Engineering
  • Pages : 312
  • ISBN 10 : 9781351080637

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Fundamentals of Low Gravity Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer Excerpt :

This book presents the fundamentals of low gravity fluid dynamics and heat transfer. It investigates fluid behavior in low gravity environments such as those found in earth orbiting and space vehicles. The two major fluid phenomena affected by gravity (buoyancy and surface tension) are treated thoroughly from both the theoretical and applications points of view, and limitations of fluid and thermal responses to gravitational fields in space-based settings are clearly delineated. Summaries of all data available from low gravity flight and terrestrial experiments performed to date are also presented.

The Motion of Bubbles and Drops in Reduced Gravity Book

The Motion of Bubbles and Drops in Reduced Gravity


  • Author : R. Shankar Subramanian
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2001-04-09
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 471
  • ISBN 10 : 0521496055

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The Motion of Bubbles and Drops in Reduced Gravity Excerpt :

This 2001 book provides a thorough review of the motion of bubbles and drops in reduced gravity.

Recapturing a Future for Space Exploration Book

Recapturing a Future for Space Exploration


  • Author : National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-30
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 464
  • ISBN 10 : 9780309163842

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More than four decades have passed since a human first set foot on the Moon. Great strides have been made in our understanding of what is required to support an enduring human presence in space, as evidenced by progressively more advanced orbiting human outposts, culminating in the current International Space Station (ISS). However, of the more than 500 humans who have so far ventured into space, most have gone only as far as near-Earth orbit, and none have traveled beyond the orbit of the Moon. Achieving humans' further progress into the solar system had proved far more difficult than imagined in the heady days of the Apollo missions, but the potential rewards remain substantial. During its more than 50-year history, NASA's success in human space exploration has depended on the agency's ability to effectively address a wide range of biomedical, engineering, physical science, and related obstacles--an achievement made possible by NASA's strong and productive commitments to life and physical sciences research for human space exploration, and by its use of human space exploration infrastructures for scientific discovery. The Committee for the Decadal Survey of Biological and Physical Sciences acknowledges the many achievements of NASA, which are all the more remarkable given budgetary challenges and changing directions within the agency. In the past decade, however, a consequence of those challenges has been a life and physical sciences research program that was dramatically reduced in both scale and scope, with the result that the agency is poorly positioned to take full advantage of the scientific opportunities offered by the now fully equipped and staffed ISS laboratory, or to effectively pursue the scientific research needed to support the development of advanced human exploration capabilities. Although its review has left it deeply concerned about the current state of NASA's life and physical sciences research, the Committee for the Decadal Survey on Biological a

Advances in Heat Transfer Book

Advances in Heat Transfer


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2017-11-11
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages : 332
  • ISBN 10 : 9780128124123

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Advances in Heat Transfer Excerpt :

Advances in Heat Transfer, Volume 49 provides in-depth review articles from a broader scope than in traditional journals or texts. Topics covered in this new volume include Heat Transfer in Rotating Cooling Channel, Flow Boiling and Flow Condensation in Reduced Gravity, Advances in Gas Turbine Cooling, and Advanced Heat Transfer Topics in Complex Duct Flows. While the articles in this series will be of great interest to mechanical, chemical and industrial engineers working in the field of heat transfer, the book is also ideal for those in graduate schools or industry, and even non-specialists interested in the latest research. Compiles the expert opinions of leaders in the industry Fills the information gap between regularly scheduled journals and university-level textbooks by providing in-depth review articles over a broader scope than in traditional journals or texts Essential reading for all mechanical, chemical and industrial engineers working in the field of heat transfer, or in graduate schools or industry

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports Book

Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports


  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994
  • Genre: Aeronautics
  • Pages : null
  • ISBN 10 : MINN:30000005901362

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Scientific and Technical Aerospace Reports Excerpt :

Lists citations with abstracts for aerospace related reports obtained from world wide sources and announces documents that have recently been entered into the NASA Scientific and Technical Information Database.