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
      Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE