THE ARC HEATED THERMAL JET ENGINE.
OFFICE OF RESEARCH ANALYSES HOLLOMAN AFB N MEX
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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
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