BS ISO 24638:2008 - Space systems. Pressure components and pressure system integration – BSI British Standards
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BS ISO 24638:2008

Space systems. Pressure components and pressure system integration

Status : Current, Under review   Published : February 2009



BS ISO 24638:2008 Space systems. Pressure components and pressure system integration

BS ISO 24638 establishes the baseline requirements for the design, fabrication and testing of space flight pressure components. It also establishes the requirements for assembly, installation, test, inspection, operation and maintenance of the pressure systems in spacecraft and launch vehicles. These requirements, when implemented on a particular space system, ensure a high level of confidence in achieving safe and reliable operation.

BS ISO 24638 applies to all pressure components other than pressure vessels and pressurized structures in a pressure system. It covers lines, fittings, valves, bellows, hoses and other appropriate components that are integrated to form a pressure system.

The requirements for pressure vessels and pressurized structures are set forth in BS ISO 14623. BS ISO 24638 does not apply to engine components.
Contents of BS ISO 24638:

Normative references
Terms and definitions
Abbreviated terms
General requirements
General pressurized-system requirements
Specific pressure system requirements
Recommended minimum safety factors
Open line force calculation factors

Standard NumberBS ISO 24638:2008
TitleSpace systems. Pressure components and pressure system integration
StatusCurrent, Under review
Publication Date28 February 2009
Normative References(Required to achieve compliance to this standard)ISO 21347, ISO 14623
Informative References(Provided for Information)No other standards are informatively referenced
International RelationshipsISO 24638:2008
Draft Superseded By07/30146438 DC
DescriptorsSpace safety, Inspection, Maintenance, Installation, Spacecraft, Contamination, Pressure vessels, Approval testing, Pressure equipment, Space vehicles, Space technology, Design, Structural design, Space technology components, Pressurized cabins
Title in FrenchSystèmes spatiaux. Intégration des composants sous pression et des systèmes sous pression
ISBN978 0 580 56582 3
File Size347 KB

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