Accession Number : ADD003087
Title : System for Controlling the Nozzle Throat Area of a Rocket Motor.
Descriptive Note : Patent,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C
Personal Author(s) : Beardsley,James D ; Shipley,John D
Report Date : 06 Apr 1976
Pagination or Media Count : 5
Abstract : The patent relates to a system for controlling the annular nozzle throat area (and hence the thrust) of a solid-propellant rocket by means of a pintle or plug the position of which is caused to vary in response to pressure variations within the combustion chamber of the rocket.
Descriptors : *Solid propellant rocket engines, *Variable area nozzles, *Patents, Nozzle throats, Pintles, Servovalves, Electrohydraulic valves
Subject Categories : Solid Propellant Rocket Engines
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE