Careful and accurate placement of avionics boxes during maintenance of flight hardware

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Because a key driver to the cost of launching aerospace hardware into space is its weight, the design of the flight hardware has many trade-offs to reduce the overall weight of the flight vehicle. These trade-offs usually result in reduced work space for maintaining and repairing the flight hardware. One very common ground replaceable flight hardware in aerospace launch and crewed vehicles are the avionics box. Which during the installation of these avionics boxes they must be accurately and carefully placed to reduce damage to hardware, such as the cold plate, wiring, etc. The focus of this paper is to describe the results of a study set out to determine how accurately and carefully a human can place an avionics box in restricted space.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationIEEE Aerospace Conference Proceedings
PublisherIEEE Computer Society
ISBN (Print)9781479916221
StatePublished - Jan 1 2014
Event2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference - Big Sky, MT, United States
Duration: Mar 1 2014Mar 8 2014


Other2014 IEEE Aerospace Conference
CountryUnited States
CityBig Sky, MT


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Aerospace Engineering
  • Space and Planetary Science

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