Accession Number:

AD0777666

Title:

Radial Pressure on a Gun Launched Motor Case Due to Slumping Propellant

Descriptive Note:

Interim rept. Jul-Sep 1973

Corporate Author:

NAVAL POSTGRADUATE SCHOOL MONTEREY CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1974-03-01

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

An investigation was undertaken to determine the radial pressure due to the slumping propellant in a gun-launched rocket motor case subject to high axial g loading during launch. Using a Rayleigh-Ritz formulation an approximate solution was obtained.

Subject Categories:

  • Rockets
  • Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE