Aggregate System Level Material Analysis for Advanced Life Support Systems
In this paper, an aggregate system level modelling and analysis framework is proposed to facilitate the integration and design of advanced life support systems (ALSS). As in process design, the goal is to choose values for the degrees of freedom that achieve the best overall ALSS behavior without violating any system constraints. At the most fundamental level, this effort will identify the constraints and degrees of freedom associated with each subsystem and provide estimates of the system behavior and interactions involved in ALSS. This work is intended to be a starting point for developing insights into ALSS from a systems engineering point of view. At this level, simple aggregate static input/output mapping subsystem models from existing data and the NASA ALS BVAD document are used to debug the model and demonstrate feasibility.
Steady-State Mass Balance, PRocess Efficiency Analysis
Date of this Version
SAE Document Number: 2003-01-2362
ALS NSCORT Project Number
Project 15 - Simulation Based Optimization Approach to Model and Design an Advanced Life Support System
ALS NSCORT Series
Dave Kotterman, firstname.lastname@example.org
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