A study of injection processes for 15-percent fluorine - 85-percent oxygen and heptane in a 200-pound-thrust rocket engine

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Characteristic exhaust velocity over a range of mixture ratios and variations in gas velocity with distance from the injector were measured for six injectors. Comparisons of injector performance showed the gains obtained from oxidant atomization, fuel atomization, and propellant mixing. The results are compared with oxygen and heptane performance and show the effect, which is qualitatively small, of spontaneous propellant ignition on the relation between injection processes and engine performance.

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24 p. : ill.

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Heidmann, M. F. January 15, 1957.

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  • Main Title: A study of injection processes for 15-percent fluorine - 85-percent oxygen and heptane in a 200-pound-thrust rocket engine
  • Series Title: NACA Research Memorandums

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Characteristic exhaust velocity over a range of mixture ratios and variations in gas velocity with distance from the injector were measured for six injectors. Comparisons of injector performance showed the gains obtained from oxidant atomization, fuel atomization, and propellant mixing. The results are compared with oxygen and heptane performance and show the effect, which is qualitatively small, of spontaneous propellant ignition on the relation between injection processes and engine performance.

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24 p. : ill.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: 93R18770
  • URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2060/19930089480 External Link
  • Report No.: NACA-RM-E56J11
  • Center for AeroSpace Information Number: 19930089480
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc62913

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  • January 15, 1957

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Heidmann, M. F. A study of injection processes for 15-percent fluorine - 85-percent oxygen and heptane in a 200-pound-thrust rocket engine, report, January 15, 1957; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc62913/: accessed September 25, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.