Accession Number:

ADB020024

Title:

Reduction of Fuel Fire Cook-Off Hazard of Rocket Motors

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Jan 1974-Sep 1976

Corporate Author:

NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1977-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

Tests of rocket motors in a fuel fire were conducted to try to determine failure mechanisms and type of reaction. Several concepts were explored in an effort to devise a method of producing mild reactions. Details of these tests are presented as well as a failure mechanism hypothesis and recommendations for designers.

Subject Categories:

  • Solid Propellant Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE