Accession Number : ADD008805

Title :   Control Piston for Liquid Propellant Gun Injector.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Jaqua,Vance W

Report Date : 04 Aug 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The injection piston of a regenerative liquid propellant gun is attached to a second piston that has a programmed hydraulic resistance which controls its motion, thus the propellant injection rate from the injection piston and the burning rate of the injected propellants is controlled to provide better propellant pressure-time burning characteristics. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Liquid gun propellants, *Pistons, *Gun components, Injection, Control systems, Burning rate, Liquid gun propellants, Combustion chambers, Pressure regulators

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Guns
      Combustion and Ignition

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE