Accession Number : AD0635188

Title :   MEASUREMENT OF TEMPERATURE PROFILES IN BURNING SOLID PROPELLANT.

Descriptive Note : Memorandum rept.

Corporate Author : BALLISTIC RESEARCH LABS ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

Personal Author(s) : STRITTMATER, Richard C. ; Holmes,H. E. ; Watermeier,L. A.

Report Date : MAR 1966

Pagination or Media Count : 24

Abstract : A technique is presented for synchronizing a high speed motion picture record of a small thermocouple emerging from a burning surface with the temperature record from the thermocouple. Experimental results are presented which show the burning surface temperature of M13 double base propellant to be 535C at 200 psig. A heat loss analysis is presented which indicates that the thermocouples used in this study, and in fact, all thermocouples used in temperature profile measurement in burning solid propellants have given temperatures much too low. Suggestions are made for measurement technique which would yield more accurate results. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, TEMPERATURE), (*COMBUSTION, SOLID PROPELLANTS), PHOTOGRAPHIC ANALYSIS, THERMOCOUPLES, BIPROPELLANTS, HIGH SPEED PHOTOGRAPHY, TEST METHODS

Subject Categories : Combustion and Ignition
      Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE