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Technical Papers


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General Tank Papers
PaperTitleDoD Approval
AIAA 99-2831Low Cost Derivative Tanks for Spacecraft and Launch Vehicles (1.5 Mb)04-S-2297
IAA P8Low Cost Tankage Provided for Recent Discovery Missions (1998) (763 kb)04-S-2298
AIAA 2006-5058Conceptual Design of Space-Efficient Tanks06-S-1833
AIAA 95-2534Review and History of PSI Elastomeric Diaphragm Tanks08-S-0971
AIAA 2008-4940Tank Trade Studies - An Overview08-S-1346
SP2014 2978323Bringing a PMD Propellant Tank Assembly to the Marketplace (Paper presented at the 2014 Space Propulsion Conference at Cologne Germany)
SP2016 3124615The Evolutionary Forces and the Design and Development of Propellant Management Devices for Space Flight in Europe and the United States
SP2016 3125273Design and Development of 2000 kg Linear Shaker Platform for Spacecraft Propellant Tank Slosh Behaviro Validation and Research
PMD and PMD Tank Papers
PaperTitleDoD Approval
AIAA 95-2527Design and Development of the Intelsat VIIA and N-Star Propellant Tanks07-S-1291
AIAA 95-2528Design and Development of the NEAR Oxidizer Tank (374 kb) (ATK P/N 80379)04-S-2296
AIAA 95-2529Design & Development of a Communications Satellite Propellant Tank (P/N 80375)04-S-2308
AIAA 96-2748Design, Development, Qualification, and Manufacture of the HS 601 Propellant Tank (424 kb), (ATK P/N 80350)04-S-2315
AIAA 96-2749Design & Development of a Communications Satellite Propellant Tank (ATK P/N 80380)04-S-2313
AIAA 97-2812Design & Development of the AXAF-IPS PMD & PMD Integration (871 kb)04-S-2294
AIAA 97-2813Design and Manufacture of a Propellant Tank Assembly (ATK P/N 80387)04-S-2293
AIAA 98-3199Design and Manufacture of the HS 601 Block II Propellant Tank Assembly (557 kb) (ATK P/N 80399)04-S-2316
AIAA 98-3200Design and Development of a PMD-Type Bipropellant Tank (ATK P/N 80398)04-S-2310
AIAA 2000-3444Design and Manufacture of a Propellant Tank Assembly (ATK P/N 80420)04-S-2318
AIAA 2001-3825Design and Manufacture of an Oxidizer Tank Assembly (ATK P/N 80426)04-S-2319
AIAA 2001-3826Propellant Tank for an Advanced Communications Satellite (P/N 80411)04-S-2299
AIAA 2002-4137Design and Manufacture of an Ultra-lightweight Propellant Management Device04-S-2311
AIAA 2002-4139Design and Manufacture of the MESSENGER Propellant Tank Assembly (ATK P/N 80433)04-S-2312
AIAA 2003-4604Development of a Titanium Propellant Tank (ATK P/N 80430)04-S-2314
AIAA 2003-4606Design and Manufacture of a Lightweight Fuel Tank Assembly (ATK P/N 80425)04-S-2325
AIAA 2003-4607Hybrid Propellant Tanks for Spacecraft and Launch Vehicles04-S-1629
AIAA 2004-3505Development of a Composite Wrapped Propellant Tank (ATK P/N 80434)04-S-2307
AIAA 2005-3734Design and Manufacture of an Oxidizer Tank with a Surface Tension PMD (ATK P/N 80435)05-S-1503
AIAA 2007-5559Design & Manufacture of a Propellant Tank Assembly (ATK P/N 80474)07-S-1348
AIAA 2008-4942Propellant Tank for Tight CG Control (ATK P/N 80484)08-S-1335
AIAA 2008-5105Propellant Tank for On-Orbit Propellant Transfer (ATK P/N 80454)08-S-0971
www.pmdtechnology.comPMDT Website
AIAA 91-2172Propellant Management Device Conceptual Design and Analysis: Vanes
AIAA 93-1970Propellant Management Device Conceptual Design and Analysis: Sponges
AIAA 95-2531Propellant Management Device Conceptual Design and Analysis: Traps and Troughs
AIAA 97-2811Propellant Management Device Conceptual Design and Analysis: Galleries
SP2016 3124654The Evolution of a Family of Propellant Tanks Containing Propellant Management Devices (ATK P/N 80507, 50520, 80570)
SP2016 3125272An Improved Approach for Measurement of Liquid Surface Tension and Contact Angle with Application to Propellants
Diaphragm Tank Papers
PaperTitleDoD Approval
AIAA 95-2534Review and History of ATK Elastomeric Diaphragm Tanks (665 kb)04-S-2317
AIAA 2003-4611Development of an EPDM Elastomeric Material for use in Hydrazine Propulsion Systems 04-S-1628
AIAA 2004-3507Design and Manufacture of a Composite Overwrapped Elastomeric Diaphragm Tank (ATK P/N 80427) 04-S-2309
AIAA 2015-4075Characterization of Elastomeric Diaphragm Motion within a Spacecraft Propellant Tank (ATK 16.5" and 40" diaphragm tanks)
White Paper on Diaphragm Behavior, 16.5 inch TankCharacterization of Elastomeric Diaphragm Motion in 16.5 inch Diameter Tank under 1-DOF Sinusoidal Excitation
SP2016 3125271Characterization of Elastomeric Diaphragm Motion in a 12.88 inch Diameter Tank Under 1-DOF Sinusoidal Excitation
SP2016 3125271 - Support InformationCharacterization of Elastomeric Diaphragm Motion in a 12.88 inch Diameter Tank Under 1-DOF Sinusoidal Excitation - support information
White Paper on Diaphragm Behavior, 40 inch TankCharacterization of Elastomeric Diaphragm Motion within a Spacecraft Tank During Ground Transportation
White Paper on Fluid CG Migration in a 40 inch Tank with DiaphragmMigration of Fluid Center of Gravity on the 40 inch Diameter Tank with Diaphragm
SP2016 3125274Characterization of Elastomeric Diaphragm Motion within a Spacecraft Propellant Tank
SP2016 3125270Migration of Center of Gravity on the 40 inch Diameter Tank with Stiffness Rings
Pressurant Tank Papers
PaperTitleDoD Approval
AIAA 96-2751Titanium Lined, Carbon Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels (ATK P/N 80400 & 80446)04-S-2305
AIAA 96-2752Design and Manufacture of a Composite Overwrapped Xenon Conical Pressure Vessel (ATK P/N 80386)04-S-2304
AIAA 2000-3677Design and Manufacture of the ETS VIII Xenon Tank (ATK P/N 80412) 04-S-2306
AIAA 2002-4349Design and Manufacture of a Composite Overwrapped Pressurant Tank Assembly (ATK P/N 80436)04-S-1630
AIAA 2004-3511Design Modification of a Diaphragm Propellant Tank for a Pressurant Tank Application (ATK P/N 80448)05-S-0519
AIAA 2007 5500Design & Manufacture of a High Performance High Mass Efficient Gas Tank for the Vega Avum (ATK P/N 80475)07-S-1347