Category Archives: Rocket Propulsion

ROCKET PROPULSION:

– Thrust
– Conservation of Momentum
– Impulse & Momentum
– Combustion & Exhaust Velocity
– Specific Impulse
– Rocket Engines
– Power Cycles
– Engine Cooling
– Solid Rocket Motors
– Monopropellant Engines
– Staging

Staging

Rocket Propulsion: – Thrust – Conservation of Momentum – Impulse & Momentum – Combustion & Exhaust Velocity – Specific Impulse – Rocket Engines – Power Cycles – Engine Cooling – Solid Rocket Motors – Monopropellant Engines – Staging A multi stage rocket is a rocket with two or more stages, each … Continue reading

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Monopropellant Engines

Rocket Propulsion: – Thrust – Conservation of Momentum – Impulse & Momentum – Combustion & Exhaust Velocity – Specific Impulse – Rocket Engines – Power Cycles – Engine Cooling – Solid Rocket Motors – Monopropellant Engines – Staging . By far the most widely used type of propulsion for spacecraft attitude … Continue reading

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Solid Rocket Motors

 Rocket Propulsion: – Thrust – Conservation of Momentum – Impulse & Momentum – Combustion & Exhaust Velocity – Specific Impulse – Rocket Engines – Power Cycles – Engine Cooling – Solid Rocket Motors – Monopropellant Engines – Staging   Solid rockets motors store propellants in solid form. The fuel is typically … Continue reading

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Engine Cooling

Rocket Propulsion: – Thrust – Conservation of Momentum – Impulse & Momentum – Combustion & Exhaust Velocity – Specific Impulse – Rocket Engines – Power Cycles – Engine Cooling – Solid Rocket Motors – Monopropellant Engines – Staging   The heat created during combustion in a rocket engine is contained within … Continue reading

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Power Cycles

Rocket Propulsion: – Thrust – Conservation of Momentum – Impulse & Momentum – Combustion & Exhaust Velocity – Specific Impulse – Rocket Engines – Power Cycles – Engine Cooling – Solid Rocket Motors – Monopropellant Engines – Staging   Liquid bipropellant rocket engines can be categorized according to their power cycles, … Continue reading

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Rocket Engines

 Rocket Propulsion: – Thrust – Conservation of Momentum – Impulse & Momentum – Combustion & Exhaust Velocity – Specific Impulse – Rocket Engines – Power Cycles – Engine Cooling – Solid Rocket Motors – Monopropellant Engines – Staging       A typical rocket engine consists of the nozzle, the combustion … Continue reading

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Specific Impulse

Rocket Propulsion: – Thrust – Conservation of Momentum – Impulse & Momentum – Combustion & Exhaust Velocity – Specific Impulse – Rocket Engines – Power Cycles – Engine Cooling – Solid Rocket Motors – Monopropellant Engines – Staging   The specific impulse of a rocket, Isp, is the ratio of the thrust … Continue reading

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Liquid Oxygen & Liquid Hydrogen

Liquid Oxygen & Liquid Hydrogen – Optimum Mixture Ratio Unlike other propellants, the optimum mixture ratio for liquid oxygen and liquid hydrogen is not necessarily that which will produce the maximum specific impulse. Because of the extremely low density of liquid … Continue reading

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Propellant Combustion Charts

Liquid Oxygen & Liquid Hydrogen Liquid Oxygen & Liquid Methane Liquid Oxygen & Ethyl Alcohol Liquid Oxygen & Kerosene Liquid Oxygen & UDMH Red-Fuming Nitric Acid & Kerosene Red-Fuming Nitric Acid & MMH Red-Fuming Nitric Acid & UDMH Nitrogen Tetroxide … Continue reading

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Liquid Oxygen & Kerosene

Liquid Oxygen & Kerosene** n-Dodecane, C12H26Optimum Mixture Ratio Adiabatic Flame Temperature Gas Molecular Weight Specific Heat Ratio   if you have appreciated this post, please click on the banner below, thanks.  

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