Accession Number : AD0412321

Title :   DEVELOPMENT OF NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTING TECHNIQUES LARGE SOLID-PROPELLANT ROCKET MOTORS. FEASIBILITY OF LOW-FREQUENCY ULTRASONICS FOR DETECTION OF PROPELLANT-LINER UNBONDS.

Descriptive Note : Supplement to final rept.,

Corporate Author : UNITED TECHNOLOGY CENTER SUNNYVALE CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Harris,Charles

Report Date : 06 AUG 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : Ultrasonic techniques for detecting propellant liner unbonds are reported. A detailed de scription of the ultrasonic equipment is given. The work was carried out using the 120-inch diameter segment containing known defects which was manufactured under this contract. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*ROCKET MOTORS (SOLID PROPEL, NONDESTRUCTIVE TESTINGS), (*NONDESTRUC, ROCKET MOTORS (SOLID PROPEL), TEST METHODS, TESTS, ULTRASONIC PROP, COMBUSTION CHAMBER LINERS, SEPARATION, ROCKET PROPELLANT GRAINS, FAILURES (MECHANICS), ROCKET ENGINE CASES, TRANSDUCERS, INSTRUMENTATION, BONDING.

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE