Accession Number : AD0847789

Title :   Tactical Ballistic Missile Study - Rocket Engine Swiveling Requirements

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS SAN DIEGO CA CONVAIR DIV

Personal Author(s) : Jirsa, Larry

PDF Url : AD0847789

Report Date : 04 Oct 1951

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : The report describes design studies performed to determine the hydraulic system requirements for swiveling the second stage rocket engines (thrust, 44,250 lbs.) of the 5500 nautical mile ballistic missile. The torque requirements for swiveling the rocket engines and the estimated weights of the hydraulic system components are included in this study.

Descriptors :   *HYDRAULIC EQUIPMENT, *MOVABLE ROCKET ENGINES, *SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES, COMBUSTION CHAMBERS, FORCE(MECHANICS), GIMBALS, MOMENT OF INERTIA, NOZZLE AREA RATIO, PITCH(MOTION), ROCKET NOZZLES, TORQUE, YAW

Subject Categories : Hydraulic and Pneumatic Equipment
      Surface-launched Guided Missiles
      Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE