Spinal Pre-Loading Catapult for Escape Systems for ALCF
Agency / Branch:
DOD / USAF
Some of the advantages of the SPINAL PRE-LOADING CATAPULT are given and the theoretical basis for its design is provided. The results of a study indicate improved performance levels that can be expected from the Spinal Pre-Loading Catapult are discussed. Utilization of a computer model of a preliminary two stage catapult design providing a measure of Spinal Pre-Loading is provided. The importance of developing a more capable computer model of the two stage catapult design with optimization potential is indicated.
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Principal Investigator:Barry Shope
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