Logo - springer
Slogan - springer

Engineering - Mechanical Engineering | Space Debris - Models and Risk Analysis

Space Debris

Models and Risk Analysis

Klinkrad, Heiner

Jointly published with Praxis Publishing, UK

2006, X, 430 p.

Available Formats:
eBook
Information

Springer eBooks may be purchased by end-customers only and are sold without copy protection (DRM free). Instead, all eBooks include personalized watermarks. This means you can read the Springer eBooks across numerous devices such as Laptops, eReaders, and tablets.

You can pay for Springer eBooks with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

After the purchase you can directly download the eBook file or read it online in our Springer eBook Reader. Furthermore your eBook will be stored in your MySpringer account. So you can always re-download your eBooks.

 
$209.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-540-37674-3

digitally watermarked, no DRM

Included Format: PDF

download immediately after purchase


learn more about Springer eBooks

add to marked items

Hardcover
Information

Hardcover version

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$269.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-540-25448-5

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

Softcover
Information

Softcover (also known as softback) version.

You can pay for Springer Books with Visa, Mastercard, American Express or Paypal.

Standard shipping is free of charge for individual customers.

 
$269.00

(net) price for USA

ISBN 978-3-642-42623-0

free shipping for individuals worldwide

usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days


add to marked items

  • About this book

In Space Debris Models and Risk Analysis the authors will provide the reader with a comprehensive background to understand the various sources of space debris, and to assess associated risks due to the current and future space debris environment. Apart from the non-trackable objects produced by historic on-orbit fragmentation events, several other sources of space debris will be outlined. Models will be described to allow the generation and propagation of the different debris families and permit the assessment of the associated collision risk on representative target orbits for present and future conditions. Using traffic models and possible mitigation practices, the future evolution of the space debris environment will be forecast. For large-size, trackable objects methods will be described for conjunction event predictions and related risk assessments. For hazardous re-entry objects, procedures will be outlined to enable the prediction of re-entry times and likely impact areas, to assess uncertainties in these factors, and to quantify the risk due to ground impact. Models will also be described for meteoroids, which prevail over space debris at small particle sizes.

Content Level » Research

Keywords » environment - modeling - risk - risk analysis - space - traffic

Related subjects » Extraterrestrial Physics, Space Sciences - Mechanical Engineering - Physical & Information Science - Production & Process Engineering

Table of contents 

The Current Space Debris Environment and its Sources.- Modeling of the Current Space Debris Environment.- Modeling of Collision Flux for the Current Space Debris Environment.- Modeling of the Future Space Debris Environment.- Effects of Debris Mitigation Measures on Environment Projections.- Hypervelocity Impact Damage Assessment and Protection Techniques.- Operational Collision Avoidance with Regard to Catalog Objects.- Re-Entry Prediction and On-Ground Risk Estimation.- Modeling of the Terrestrial Meteoroid Environment.- Space Debris Activities in an International Context.

Popular Content within this publication 

 

Articles

Read this Book on Springerlink

Services for this book

New Book Alert

Get alerted on new Springer publications in the subject area of Aerospace Technology and Astronautics.