Accession Number : AD0282439

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

Corporate Author : UNITED TECHNOLOGY CENTER SUNNYVALE CA

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

PDF Url : AD0282439

Report Date : 01 Aug 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 83

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, COMBUSTION, COMBUSTION CHAMBERS, ELASTIC PROPERTIES, HEATING, LOAD DISTRIBUTION, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, PHOTOELASTICITY, PRESSURE, PROPELLANTS, ROCKET ENGINE CASES, ROCKET ENGINES, SHEAR STRESSES, SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, STRESSES, TEMPERATURE, VISCOSITY

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE