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Unformatted text preview: (a) Derive an expression for the gas velocity V e at the exit plane. HINT ANSWER (b) Derive an expression for the leftward thrust F S exerted by the rocket on its support. HINT ANSWER (c) Assuming that the gas flow is inviscid and incompressible, obtain an expression for the gauge pressure in the gas region to the right of the solid propellant. HINT ANSWER (d) What is the compressive stress s inside the solid propellant? HINT ANSWER (e) Your answers will show that all of the above quantities are zero when g = f . Explain....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course MECHANICAL 2.25 taught by Professor Garethmckinley during the Fall '05 term at MIT.
- Fall '05