Accession Number : ADD014276
Title : High Resolution Cinephotographics System Pressure Vessel.
Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 20 Nov 87, patented 30 May 89,
Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC
Personal Author(s) : Becker, Roger J ; Aulds, James M
Report Date : 30 May 1989
Pagination or Media Count : 15
Abstract : A propellant sample combustion apparatus employing a multiply optical ported pressure vessel for sample illumination, sample viewing, and sample burn face elevation is described. High-speed motion picture filming using short-duration high-intensity laser provided optical illumination from a copper-vapor laser is employed. Details of the employed pressure vessel, a burn inhibiting coating for the propellant sample, a laser coherence spoiler, and a sample level maintaining closed-loop apparatus are also disclosed. Patents.
Descriptors : *COMBUSTION, *PATENTS, *PRESSURE VESSELS, *PROPELLANTS, *CINEMATOGRAPHY, CLOSED LOOP SYSTEMS, COATINGS, COHERENCE, COPPER, HIGH RESOLUTION, ILLUMINATION, INTENSITY, LASERS, MOTION PICTURES, OPTICAL PROPERTIES, SHORT RANGE(TIME), SPOILERS, VAPORS
Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
Ammunition and Explosives
Solid Rocket Propellants
Combustion and Ignition
Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE