Accession Number:

AD0621387

Title:

THE OPTIMUM OPERATION OF ENERGYRESTRICTED ROCKETS, INCLUDING RELATIVISTIC EFFECTS,

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Corporate Author:

CALIFORNIA UNIV LOS ANGELES

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Report Date:

1960-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

2.0

Abstract:

If the total energy available for the propulsion of a rocket is restriced while the exhaust velocity may be varied, it has been shown that the rocket performance can be improved by certain tayloring of the exhaust speed. This concept is discussed in terms of relativistic mechanics.

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APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE