Accession Number:

AD0758128

Title:

Transient Axial Response of a Gun Launched Rocket Motor Case during Launch

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-01-29

Pagination or Media Count:

31.0

Abstract:

An analysis for the transient axial response of a gun launched motor case with unbonded propellant is performed. The present effort extends a previous work by including higher harmonics in the representation of the breech force at the aft end of the motor case. Including the higher harmonics leads to a more accurate representation of the actual breech force. The results of the analysis indicate that the dynamic effects on the internal axial force in the case are negligible for a breech force duration of 0.026 seconds. This is the same conclusion that was made in the previous work based upon a simple representation of the breech force.

Subject Categories:

  • Rockets

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE