this engine operates in space of course a estimate

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: um casing had a maximum temperature of 700K, but it had an interal ablative coating to keep its temperature below that of the gas.) This engine operates in space, of course. (a) Estimate the exit Mach number of the engine, and the exit temperature and pressure. (b) Think carefully about how you can apply the integral form of the momentum equation for steady flow to the whole engine (if not the whole lunar module) and use it to estimate the thrust produced by the engine. Compare your answer with the actual rated thrust of this engine (42...
View Full Document

This document was uploaded on 02/20/2014.

Ask a homework question - tutors are online