Accession Number : AD0282439

Title :   DEVELOPMENT OF NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING TECHNIQUES FOR LARGE SOLID-PROPELLANT ROCKET MOTORS

Corporate Author : UNITED TECHNOLOGY CENTER SUNNYVALE CALIF

Personal Author(s) : CITERLEY,R. ; MURCH,S.A. ; BAKER,D.

Report Date : 01 AUG 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 1

Abstract : Contents: Relationship of chamber pressure to excess burning area Stress analysis of the propellant grain Defect analysis Determination of the pressure distribution in a propellant grain crack Temperature increase of the metal case resulting from premature exposure of the case insulation Method for determining the burning propellant surface area as a function of time based on an experimental combustion chamber pressure

Descriptors :   *NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING, *PROPELLANT GRAINS, ANALYSIS, COMBUSTION, COMBUSTION CHAMBERS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, FRACTURE (MECHANICS), HEATING, LOAD DISTRIBUTION, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, PHOTOELASTICITY, PRESSURE, PROPELLANTS, ROCKET ENGINE CASES, ROCKET ENGINES, SHEAR STRESSES, SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, STRESSES, SURFACE AREA, TEMPERATURE, VISCOSITY

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE