Accession Number:

AD0255039

Title:

ARC PLASMA THRUSTOR STUDIES

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Corporate Author:

PLASMADYNE CORP SANTA ANA CALIF

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Report Date:

1960-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

Performance measurements of arc jet thrustors in a range of thrust levels are presented and analyzed. Performance comparisons between hot wall and cold wall designs are given. Attempts are made to isolate the relative heat transfer, dissociation, and other losses and to compare these with simplified calculations. Author

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE