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16.512, Rocket Propulsion Prof. Manuel Martinez-Sanchez Lecture 15: Selection of Propellant Mixtures Solid Propellant Rocket Fundamentals Solid Propellants Rockets Read Sutton ch.11 basic performance Surface regression rate , empirically correlated to gas pressure as r ⎛⎞ ⎜⎟ ⎝⎠ n c ra p = n ct pc b * PA ma P A c = (n < 1) 1 1n * b cp d A Pa c A n<1 for stability Booster motor Space Engine (IUS) Tactical motor 16.512, Rocket Propulsion Lecture 15 Prof. Manuel Martinez-Sanchez Page 1 of 2
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B. Double – bore propellants : Homogenous, Nitroglicerine/Nitrocellulose + additive C. Composite propellants : Ammonium Per chlorate (AP) + Rubber binder (fuel) +
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This note was uploaded on 11/07/2011 for the course AERO 16.512 taught by Professor Manuelmartinez-sanchez during the Fall '05 term at MIT.

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