Accession Number : AD0854585

Title :   Test Firing of a Castable Carbon Rocket Nozzle.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : AIR FORCE ROCKET PROPULSION LAB EDWARDS AFB CA

Personal Author(s) : Ellison, John R. ; Schoner, Robert J. ; Thrasher, Durward I.

Report Date : FEB 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 92

Abstract : The report discusses the results obtained from a test firing of a castablo-carbon-material nozzle. A malfunction during the firing cycle caused a shortening of the test cycle and some damage to the test stand.

Descriptors :   (*ROCKET NOZZLES, PERFORMANCE(ENGINEERING)), NOZZLE INSERTS, TEST FACILITIES, SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, FAILURE(MECHANICS), STRESSES, STRAIN(MECHANICS), AGING(MATERIALS), MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS, GRAPHITE, NOZZLE THROATS, CAPTIVE TESTS.

Subject Categories : Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE