Accession Number:

AD0274474

Title:

HUMAN-FACTORS ENGINEERING CONSIDERATIONS IN HANDLING HYPERGOLIC PROPELLANTS

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

GENERAL ELECTRIC CO PHILADELPHIA PA MISSILE AND SPACE DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1962-04-16

Pagination or Media Count:

42.0

Abstract:

This document attempts to provide accurate and timely data and information concerning methods, techniques, and equipment in the handling of hypergolic propellants. The information could be used to provide data necessary for the generation of Aerospace Ground Equipment AGE design criteria for support of an orbiting-type vehicle. Included are problems encountered in the handling of hypergolic propellants, propellant characteristics and associated hazard and health problems, identification of equipment used in handling propellants, specification of propellant handling methods, and determination of training requirements and equipment.

Subject Categories:

  • Rocket Propellants
  • Human Factors Engineering and Man Machine Systems

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE