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Title: Static Shape Control of Inflatable Structures
Authors: Salama, M.
Kuo, C.P.
Garba, J.
Wada, B.
Thomas, M.
Issue Date: Apr-1994
Citation: South Carolina, USA
Abstract: Inflatable structural concepts have been proposed for numerous applications such as antennas for microwave remote sensing, space-based interferometry, solar concentrators, and for dual purposes (e.g. concentrator for power/antenna for communication). In comparison to other mechanically deployable systems, inflatable structures have significant advantages of a much lower cost, weight, and packaging volume, but higher deployment reliability and damping properties.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2014/35775
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