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Unformatted text preview: o is nonzero. 3) In the reference frame of the vehicle, is there a change in momentum of the mass within the control volume over time or can we assume it is steady? Although there are small changes, it is typical to assume it is steady (so you can quibble about this onemore on this when we get to deriving the rocket equation ). So we consider this term to be zero (like the eraser problem ). 4) Is there a momentum flux across any of the surfaces of the control volume? Yes. So this term is nonzero. Class performance (2001):...
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This note was uploaded on 01/28/2012 for the course AERO 16.01 taught by Professor Markdrela during the Fall '05 term at MIT.
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