American Society of Civil Engineers


Performance-Based Engineering for Lunar Settlements


by Haym Benaroya, (Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering, Center for Structures in Extreme Environments RUTGERS University, 98 Brett Road, Piscataway, NJ 08854 E-mail: benaroya@rci.rutgers.edu)

pp. 1-8, (doi:  http://dx.doi.org/10.1061/40830(188)101)

     Access full text
     Purchase Subscription
     Permissions for Reuse  

Document type: Conference Proceeding Paper
Part of: Earth & Space 2006: Engineering, Construction, and Operations in Challenging Environment
Abstract: This paper addresses how reliability analyses might be placed in a lunar structures framework. Key environmental aspects are summarized, as are strategic issues that impact how an engineering design might be pursued. This is then put in the context of a performance-based engineering framework.


ASCE Subject Headings:
Moon
Space colonies