Posted on 9/24/2009
Source: Insights

Preliminary Design of NASA’s Ares V Launch Vehicle Optimized with HyperSizer for Abaqus

NASA’s newest and largest space launch vehicle, the Ares V Heavy Lifter, includes three major composite structures: the payload shroud, interstage, and core intertank. To streamline the  optimization of NASA’s composite structures, Collier Research Corporation used HyperSizer combined with Abaqus FEA from SIMULIA. Read more…