Erosive burning of complex configuration of solid propellant grains

Subrahmanyam, S and Moorthy, GK (1974) Erosive burning of complex configuration of solid propellant grains. In: NBS 1974, 21-22 Jun 1974, Pune, India.

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Abstract

The paper studies the features of the erosive burning of complex configurations of solid propellant grains and their influence on the performance of a solid rocket motor. The mathematical treatment of erosive combustion covers the spectrum of eddy sizes, the spectrum of eddy lengths, the effect of configuration on eddy spectrum and frequencies, and the total kinetic energy. The essential features of the Levich model, the Higbie model, and the Danckwests model for mass transfer calculations are compared. The wagon-wheel pattern is chosen as an example. Heat and mass transfer results for a six-pointed wagon wheel are presented.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Propellant combustion;Propulsion system configurations;Sold propellant rocket engines;Sold rocket engines;Sold rocket propellants;Computer problems;Performance prediction; Propellant grants;Turbulent diffusion;Vortex generators
Subjects: AERONAUTICS > Aircraft Propulsion and Power
Division/Department: Propulsion Division, Other
Depositing User: M/S ICAST NAL
Date Deposited: 19 Jan 2007
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 09:54
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/3858

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