Accession Number:

AD0266130

Title:

MECHANICAL SYSTEM DESIGN-CRITERIA MANUAL FOR NITROGEN TETROXIDE

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ROCKETDYNE CANOGA PARK CA

Report Date:

1961-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

95.0

Abstract:

Criteria for the design and fabrication of a nitrogen tetroxide storage facility are presented. Primary consideration is given to the integrity of the stor ge system, and personnel safety. The properties of nitrogen tetroxide affecting the selection, design, and fabrication of storage facilities are described and discussed. The selection of compatible materials of construction and control equipment are discussed Procedures for testing, cleaning, and inspecting the storage system, or components thereof, are reported. In addition, the reactivation of existing facilities for use with nitrogen tetroxide are discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Liquid Rocket Propellants
  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Inorganic Chemistry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE