Accession Number : ADD015553

Title :   Combustion Instability Suppression in Regenerative Liquid Propellant Gun.

Descriptive Note : Patent, Filed 19 Aug 91, patented 22 Sept 92,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Schadow, Klaus C ; Gutmark, Ephraim ; Wilson, Kenneth J ; Smith, Robert A

Report Date : 22 Sep 1992

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A regenerative liquid propellant gun and pertains includes a modified conventional fixed bolt extending into a conventional combustion chamber of the regenerative liquid propellant gun. The modified fixed bolt of this invention provides for improved operation of the otherwise conventional regenerative liquid propellant gun and has modified end portion embodiments and internal propellant injection passages, all for the purpose of creating turbulent propellant flow.

Descriptors :   *COMBUSTION CHAMBERS, *LIQUID PROPELLANT GUNS, *PATENTS, BOLTS, CHAMBERS, COMBUSTION, FLOW, GUNS, INJECTION, INTERNAL, INVENTIONS, LIQUID PROPELLANTS, LIQUIDS, OPERATION, PROPELLANTS, STABILITY, TURBULENT FLOW

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Guns
      Fluid Mechanics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE