CONTENTS

 

Preface

 

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Acknowledgments

 

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Introduction

 

Aim of the project

Structure of the project and main problems dealt with

General facts

 

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Chapter 1. Population design

 

Introduction

Feasibility analysis of population self-sustainment

Population composition and statistics

Population growth models

Conclusions

References

 

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Chapter 2. Project management design

 

Introduction

Planning for the lunar extraction facility

Settlement Development Plan

Conclusions

References

 

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Chapter 3. Nutrient requirements and water management

 

Introduction

Nutrient and oxygen requirements

Water consumption computation

Water quality and monitoring

Conclusions

References

 

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Chapter 4. Radiation passive shield analysis and designs

for orbital space stations

 

An overview of the chapter

Introduction

Source classification (based on source geometry)

Statement of the general shield model

Shield for pointwise sources

Conclusions

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Conclusions

 

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ANNEXES

 

ANNEX 1. Details upon types and sources of radiation in space

ANNEX 2. Calculus details

ANNEX 3. Axial and transversal sections

 

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Also available in PDF format are the Projectís cover and the Table of Contents.

For printing quality I strongly recommend the PDF view.

 

 

Last updated: 2nd May 2005

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to contact me:

hmteo2002@yahoo.com

 

 

 

Special thanks to Prof. Dr. H.N. Teodorescu; under his guidance and continuous effort three projects have been developed (Teba-1, 2003 Grand Prize; SEEDS, 2004 Second Prize and Temis).