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Interdisciplinary Analysis of Transient Processes in the Electric Pump Unit of the Liquid Thermal Control System of the Spacecraft

Abstract

The paper considers an electric pump unit of the spacecraft thermal control system. The aim of the work is to create a simulation model, which allows analyzing the distribution of temperature fields and the stress-strain state in the electric pump structure. The influence of structural materials on the transient behavior is also investigated for the changing the heat transfer agent temperature in the system.

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The work is fulfilled in the framework of “Creation of the hi-tech import-substituting production of highly resourceful items of automatic actuators for transport and aerospace engineering that provides reclamation and exploration of the World Ocean, the Arctic and the Antarctic” project in Ustinov Baltic State Technical University “VOENMEH” with the financial support of the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation (agreement no. 075-11-2019-077 of December 12, 2019) in accordance with the Decree no. 218 of April 09, 2010 of the Russian Federation Government.

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Matveev, S.A., Testoedov, N.A., Gorbunov, A.V. et al. Interdisciplinary Analysis of Transient Processes in the Electric Pump Unit of the Liquid Thermal Control System of the Spacecraft. Russ. Aeronaut. 64, 598–605 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3103/S1068799821040036

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Keywords

  • electric pump
  • spacecraft
  • thermal control system
  • computational fluid dynamics
  • finite element method
  • thermal analysis