The wiring is often two or more independent elements for redundancy or varied heating levels. ... Shunt heaters are common as dissipators of excess ... Control of a heater operation (current off and on) remains mostly through the snap action of a bimetallic thermostat (mechanical switch) that automatically opens and closesanbsp;...
|Title||:||Satellite Thermal Control for Systems Engineers|
|Author||:||Robert D. Karam|
|Publisher||:||AIAA - 1998|