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AIAA Standard for Space Systems — Composite Overwrapped Pressure Vessels (COPVs) (S-081A-2006e)

AIAA Standards - Online
30 pages, Digital
ISBN: 978-1-56347-843-7
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This standard establishes baseline requirements for the design, fabrication, test, inspection, operation, and maintenance of composite overwrapped pressure vessels (COPVs) used for pressurized, hazardous or non-hazardous, liquid or gas storage in space systems such as spacecraft and launch vehicles. These requirements when implemented on a particular system will assure a high level of confidence in achieving safe and reliable operation.