Accession Number : AD0861349

Title :   Multi-Stage Launch Vehicle Performance Exchange Ratios,

Corporate Author : GENERAL DYNAMICS/ASTRONAUTICS SAN DIEGO CA

Personal Author(s) : Sedlund, F. R.

Report Date : 06 MAR 1962

Pagination or Media Count : 14

Abstract : A series of equations has been developed relating the changes in final stage burnout weight, payload weight and expendable propellant weight to changes in jettison weight, expendable propellant weight and specific impulse of any stage of a multi-stage launch vehicle. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*LAUNCH VEHICLES, STAGING), (*LIQUID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, PROPELLANT BURN OUT), (*PROPELLANT BURN OUT, WEIGHT), NUMERICAL METHODS AND PROCEDURES, PROPELLANT BURN OUT, PAYLOAD, LIQUID PROPELLANT ROCKET ENGINES, SPECIFIC IMPULSE.

Subject Categories : Liquid Rocket Propellants
      Ground Support Sys & Facil For Space Vehicles

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE