Accession Number : AD0851517
Title : Effects of Engine Thrust Transients on XSM-65D Missiles,
Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA
Personal Author(s) : Foreman, D. F.
Report Date : 03 NOV 1960
Pagination or Media Count : 151
Abstract : Missile 36D was tested at the Sycamore Canyon Captive Test Site, from 28 October 1959 through 9 February 1960. The purpose of the test program was to study missile tank skin strain characteristics during the thrust build-up transient for both wet and dry engine start configurations. (Author)
Descriptors : (*SURFACE TO SURFACE MISSILES, PROPELLANT TANKS), (*AIRFRAMES, STRUCTURAL PROPERTIES), THICKNESS, LOADS(FORCES), TRANSIENTS, THRUST, IGNITION, LIQUID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, MODULUS OF ELASTICITY, STRAIN(MECHANICS), PRESSURE, CORRELATION TECHNIQUES.
Subject Categories : Surface-launched Guided Missiles
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE