Research and Markets: Spacecraft Thermal Control

DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of Woodhead Publishing Ltd's new book "Spacecraft thermal control" to their offering.

Thermal control systems are an essential element of spacecraft design, ensuring that all parts of the spacecraft remain within acceptable temperature ranges at all times. Spacecraft thermal control describes the fundamentals of thermal control design and reviews current thermal control technologies. The book begins with an overview of space missions and a description of the space environment, followed by coverage of the heat transfer processes relevant to the field. In the third part of the book, current thermal control technologies are described, and in the final part, design, analysis and testing techniques are reviewed.

Key Topics Covered:

- The space mission

- Space environment

- Keplerian orbits

- Conductive heat transfer

- Thermal radiation heat transfer

- Thermal control surfaces

- Insulation systems

- Radiators

- Louvers

- Mechanical interfaces

- Heat pipes

- Phase change capacitors

- Heaters

- Pumped fluid loops

- Thermoelectric cooling

- Cryogenic systems

- Thermal protection systems

- Thermal control design

- Thermal mathematical models

- Thermal control testing

- Conclusion.

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Source: Woodhead Publishing Ltd

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