The proceedings of the December 2017 conference on CubeSats, which are low-cost miniature satellites made of cubic units
, share recent research on launch technology, attitude control problems, spacecraft subsystems, space debris mitigation, mission design, and PocketQubeSat.
Disclosing this, Dr Saleh bin Said al Shidhani, president of the Oman Astronomical Society (OAS) explained that the launch of Oman's CubeSat - with dimensions of 10x10x10cm cubic units
and weighing approximately 1.33kg - will be a great step ahead in the sultanate's budding space research programme.
Cubic units such as Body Centred Cubic (BCC) and Face Centred Cubic (FCC) form the basis for the other variations such as PFCC and BCCz, where struts are added to gain stiffness along the z axis.
A Comparative finite element study of cubic unit cells for selective laser melting, EPSRC Centre for Innovative Manufacturing in Additive Manufacturing, Faculty of Engineering, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, NG7 2RD, UK.
natural gas production rose by 3.7 billion cubic feet per day last year to 74.2 billion cubic units
, with most of the surge coming from the Eastern states.
A CubeSat is a type of miniaturized satellite comprised of several small cubic units
that has been popular among private companies and universities for research purposes.
Like a Rubik's cube, a CubeSat is a satellite composed of smaller cubic units
. Depending on its different uses, a CubeSat may contain two, three or more such units.
The concepts of units would be considered Level 1 topics, since students would have to analyse what one-and two-dimensional units represent and this is dependent upon their ability to visualise linear, square and cubic units
Volume is expressed in cubic units
, such as cubic centimeters or cubic feet.
About 20 crystals, made up of these cubic units
and roughly tetrahedral in shape, could grow out from a central seed to produce an approximate icosahedral shape.