maximum expected shock


worst cases of the collection of the shock at their mounting interface due to every possible cause


  • NOTE 1 For example: causes of shocks are stage, shroud or satellite separation pyro elements, non-explosive actuators, mechanisms with energy release, appendage latching, and fuel valves.
  • NOTE 2 Shocks can be characterized by their time histories, shock response spectrum, or impulse geometry.
  • NOTE 3 Refer to ECSS-E-HB-32-25 for additional information.
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