Structural analysis of circular parachute (100 sq.m., 40 gores)
Static experiment. Constant pressure distribution on the canopy.

Program MONSTR-2.2

canopy shape

This canopy shape predicted is very close to experimental one.

Strains: predicted and experimental

The strains predicted by MONSTR-2.2 and experimental.
State is close to failure.
(Experimental data by Igor Dneprov from book "Parachute Systems", 1996)

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