Accession Number:

AD0671501

Title:

THE ARC HEATED THERMAL JET ENGINE.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept.,

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF RESEARCH ANALYSES HOLLOMAN AFB N MEX

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1968-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

78.0

Abstract:

The general aspects of the arc jet engine are discussed on the basis of work performed by Giannini and McDonnell prior to 1967. The basic performance equations for arc jet engines have been derived and used in a parametric study. The problem of an optimum specific impulse is treated in detail. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electric and Ion Propulsion

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE