Accession Number:

ADD013143

Title:

Rocket Exhaust Probe.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 10 Jan 86, patented 5 May 87,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1987-05-05

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

A rocket exhaust probe 10 for collecting particulates from a rocket exhaust plume. The probe comprises a tungsten nose tip 18, a tip holder 20, a probe body 22 and a tail section 24. Rocket exhaust gas enters the probe at the nost tip inlet 32 and passes into a mixing chamber 36 where the exhaust gas mixes with an exhaust gas. The mixture of exhaust gas and inert gas then passes into a diffusion chamber 50 where if further cools and decelerates before passing throudh a submicron particle collection 52.

Subject Categories:

  • Combustion and Ignition
  • Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
  • Rocket Engines

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE