Strength of Materials

, Volume 49, Issue 3, pp 381–387 | Cite as

Stress-Strain State Investigation of Polyitan-2 Nano-Satellite under the Ascent-Stage Quasi-Static Overload Conditions

  • A. S. Tsybenko
  • B. M. Rassamakin
  • A. A. Rybalka

The paper provides the strength analysis performed for POLYITAN-2 nano-satellite under quasistatic overload conditions arising at the ascent stage. An efficient solid-state model together with its corresponding finite element model has been developed for nano-satellite. The numerical investigation of the stress-strain state of nano-satellite has been performed using the ANSYS software package. The maximum relative displacements of structural elements, as well as safety factors, have been determined. Different strength criteria were analyzed for the strength assessment of nano-satellite structural elements made of composite materials. It is found the considered POLYITAN-2 structure satisfies the critical strength and stiffness requirements.


stress-strain state finite element method nano-satellite strength stiffness safety factors 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. S. Tsybenko
    • 1
  • B. M. Rassamakin
    • 1
  • A. A. Rybalka
    • 1
  1. 1.National Technical University of Ukraine “Igor Sikorsky Kiev Polytechnic Institute”KievUkraine

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