Real-time diagnostics for a reusable rocket engine



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  • Rocket engines -- Control systems.,
  • Expert systems (Computer science)

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Other titlesReal time diagnostics for a reusable rocket engine.
StatementT.H. Guo, and W. Merrill, A. Duyar.
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 105792.
ContributionsMerrill, W., Duyar, A., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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Pagination1 v.
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diagnostics with accommodation actions using reconfigurable controls for selected fault modes of rocket engines [ The real-time diagnostic system in Figure I is composed of sensor validation, model based failure detection, rule based failure detection, and ReREDS (Reusable Rocket Engine Diagnostic System) a diagnostic. A rocket engine uses stored rocket propellants as the reaction mass for forming a high-speed propulsive jet of fluid, usually high-temperature gas. Rocket engines are reaction engines, producing thrust by ejecting mass rearward, in accordance with Newton's third rocket engines use the combustion of reactive chemicals to supply the necessary energy, but non-combusting forms such as.   Moreover real-time diagnosis methods will be necessary in case of design of intelligent rocket engine controllers for next generation reusable launchers. The work presented in this paper is part of a demonstration project of new diagnosis tools for rocket engines applied to the cryogenic combustion bench MASCOTTE. Unsurprisingly, the discussion often hinges on not throwing away the rocket on each and every launch. Thus, the reusable rocket has become the holy grail of the space-launch industry. The design of the US space shuttle fleet, retired in after missions, went .

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An intelligent control system for reusable rocket engines under development at NASA Lewis Research Center requires a graphical user interface to allow observation of the closed-loop system in operation.

The simulation testbed consists of a real-time engine simulation computer, a controls computer, and several auxiliary computers for diagnostics. A hierarchical, decentralized diagnostic system is proposed for the Real-Time Diagnostic System component of the Intelligent Control System (ICS) for reusable rocket engines.

The proposed diagnostic system has three layers of information processing: condition monitoring, fault mode detection, and expert system : W.

Merrill, T. Guo and A. Duyar. Currently, the Lewis ICS research program is developing a real-time diagnostiC capability for reusable rocket engines, specifically the Space Shuttle Main Engine (SSME). Here, diagnostics is defined as the detection of a fault, the isolation of the fault to a specific component, and the estimation of the severity and likelihood of the by: 1.

Abstract: An Intelligent Control System for reusable rocket engines is under development at NASA Lewis Research Center. The primary objective is to extend the useful life of a reusable rocket propulsion system while minimizing between flight maintenance and maximizing engine life and performance through improved control and monitoring algorithms and additional sensing and actuation.

An Object-Oriented Graphical User Interface for a Reusable Rocket Engine Intelligent Control System An intelligent control system for reusable rocket engines under development at NASA Lewis Research Center requires a graphical user interface to allow observation of the closed-loop system in operation.

The simulation testbed consists of a real-time engine simulation computer, a controls. Abstract: Electromechanical Actuators (EMAs) are gaining important roles in liquid rocket engines.

A model-based fault diagnosis method for EMAs is under development at JAXA to realize affordable maintenance cost and a quick turnaround time for reusable launch vehicles.

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Products include the Core, Fusion, Flip, Orbit, Wave, and One. The CMS provides real time health status of critical engine components, without disassembly, through component monitoring with advanced sensor technologies.

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System for a Reusable Rocket Engine DTIC Jeffrey L. Musgrave and Daniel E detector, a rule based failure detector, ReREDS (reusable rocket engine diagnostic system) and a diagnostic expert system.

A significant milestone for the ICS 1rogram is the successful integration of real time diagnostics with a reconfigurable contro3 providing. diagnostics with accommodation actions using reconfigurable controls for selected fault modes of rocket engines [2].

The real-time diagnostic system in Figure 1 is composed of sensor validation, model based failure detection, rule based failure detection, and ReREDS (Reusable Rocket Engine Diagnostic System) a diagnostic.

An intelligent control system for reusable rocket engines under development at NASA Lewis Research Center requires a graphical user interface to allow observation of the closed-loop system in operation. The simulation testbed consists of a real-time engine simulation computer, a controls computer, and several auxiliary computers for diagnostics and coordination.

Get this from a library. Real-time diagnostics for a reusable rocket engine. [T H Guo; W Merrill; A Duyar; United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.].

How a Rocket Engine Works A rocket engine is not like a conventional engine. A conventional engine ignites fuel which then pushes on some pistons, and it turns a crank.

Therefore, it uses rotational energy to turn the wheels of the vehicle. Electric motors also use rotational energy to turn fans, and spin disks. "A Framework for Real-Time Rocket Engine Diagnostics", Conference for Advanced Earth-to-Orbit Propulsion Technology, Marshall Space Flight Center, AL, MayA reusable rocket.

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The diagnostic expert system incorporates techniques for priority-based diagnostics, the combination of analytical and heuristic knowledge for diagnosis, integration of different AI systems, and the implementation of hierarchical distributed systems.

A prototype reusable rocket engine diagnostic system (ReREDS) has been implemented. Integrating Model-Based and Data-Driven Simulator for Health Management of a Reusable Rocket Engine: Satoh: Efficient Sensor Placement for Health Management of a Rocket Engine Using Monte Carlo Simulation: Omata: Automatic detection of rare observations in aircraft engines measurements during production tests using statistical.

Carl F. Lorenzo's 30 research works with citations and reads, including: Life extending controller design for reusable rocket engines. A rocket engine is modelled in a nonlinear way as a feed-forward neural network made out of radial basis functions, adequate for real-time monitoring, diagnosis and control.

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The engine also featured high-performance fuel and oxidizer turbopumps that. A couple of points of reference: the RL has performed several hundred starts on a "stock" engine, with primary limits being bearing life and thermal ratcheting on the tubular combustion chamber, and the original spec for engines such as the LR (Thor) was for a minimum of 12 starts, so one could argue that even it was reusable (in the s).

Merlin is a family of rocket engines developed by SpaceX for use on its Falcon 1, Falcon 9 and Falcon Heavy launch vehicles. Merlin engines use a rocket grade kerosene (RP-1) and liquid oxygen as rocket propellants in a gas-generator power cycle.

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Ray, A., and Dai, X.,“Damage-Mitigating Control of a Reusable Rocket Engine for High Performance and Extended Life,” NASA Contractor Report. Health Monitoring of Reusable Rocket Engines W.

Ezell, S. Barkhoudarian, and G. Cross real-time control to ensure the safety and/or longevity of the propulsion system. controller orders fail-safe engine shutdown. A built-In-test system provides real-time diagnostics of the controller, engine valves, and sensors during pre-and.

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performed by the engineers would benefit both current and future liquid propulsion rocket engines. Thus, a need was identified for an automated diagnostic system for liquid propulsion rocket engines.

1~2,3 This automated diagnostic system has two basic requirements. These are 1) the system. Many different types of rocket engines have been studied, built, and flown, ranging in thrust size from less than lbf to over million pounds ( N to MN), with one‐time operation or multiple starts (some small thrusters have overrestarts), with or without thrust modulation (called throttling), single use or reusable.

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Performance of the only high thrust reusable engine in the nation, the SSME, has been excellent, but the SSME does not have the sea-level F/W ratio needed to place an adequately sized SSTO vehicle into the required orbits.As the Reusable Launch Vehicle can reduce the launching cost, and improve the ability of Operationally Responsive Space (ORS), many aerospace powers in the world consider the Reusable Launch Vehicle as a main development tendency of space transportation system.

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