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AIAA Guide to Modeling of the Earth’s Trapped Radiation Environment (G-083-1999)

AIAA Standards - Member
56 pages, Paperback
ISBN: 978-1-56347-349-4
AIAA Members: $34.95
Non-Members: $44.95


This guide describes the status of efforts to develop better, more comprehensive tools for modeling and predicting the Earth’s trapped radiation environment and its effects on space systems. It reviews the key concepts associated with modeling the radiation environment and its effects including a description of the principle models currently available. It recommends a long-range plan for enhancing capabilities in this important environmental area.