Accession Number : AD0603297

Title :   IONIZATION IN AFTERBURNING ROCKET EXHAUSTS.

Descriptive Note : Quarterly rept. no. 2, 6 May-6 Aug 61,

Corporate Author : STANFORD RESEARCH INST MENLO PARK CALIF

Personal Author(s) : Smith,Felix T.

Report Date : AUG 1961

Pagination or Media Count : 21

Abstract : A survey is presented relating existing knowledge of jet flow and mixing, including turbulence, in the continuum regime of fluid dynamics, to the afterburning rocket exhaust stream. Recent experimental information on ionization in flames is outlined, and consequences for ionization in rocket exhausts suggested. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EXHAUST GASES, IONIZATION), ROCKET ENGINES, EXHAUST SYSTEMS, AFTERBURNERS, JET MIXING FLOW, TURBULENCE, FLAMES, FLUID MECHANICS, EXPERIMENTAL DATA

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE