Accession Number : ADD001913

Title :   Acoustic Emission System for Solid Propellant Burn Rate Measurements.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Geisler,Robert L ; Koury,James L ; Johnston,Arch D

Report Date : 19 Aug 1975

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The patent relates generally to the measurement of burn rate times in solid propellants and more particularly to the measurement of acoustic signals created by thermal fracture or deflagration of a solid oxidizer in the propellant.

Descriptors :   *Solid propellants, *Burning rate, *Measuring instruments, *Patents, *Acoustic emissions, Deflagration, Solid rocket oxidizers, Piezoelectric transducers

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Combustion and Ignition
      Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE