Accession Number : ADD003653

Title :   Dual Mode Fluid Management System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Fukumoto,Akiharu ; La Force,Phil D

Report Date : 04 Jan 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A dual orifice injector assembly for use in hybrid rocket motor having a boost and sustain mode and capable of controlling liquid flow rate for the two different modes of operation comprising an inlet manifold to distribute the fluid through a sustain injector and boost injector, actuating means for axially moving the sustain injector into a position to close off the boost injector for the sustain mode of operation and a flow deflector to cause the fluid to be dispersed in a fan like pattern at an angle 180 deg to the axis of the manifold housing. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Injectors, Hybrid rocket engines, Dual mode, Oxidizers, Fluid control

Subject Categories : Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE