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Accession Number N20120014058
Title Hybrid Rocket Experiment Station for Capstone Design.
Publication Date Jul 2012
Media Count 94p
Personal Author B. J. Hull E. Conley
Abstract Portable hybrid rocket motors and test stands can be seen in many papers but none have been reported on the design or instrumentation at such a small magnitude. The design of this hybrid rocket and test stand is to be small and portable (suitcase size). This basic apparatus will be used for demonstrations in rocket propulsion. The design had to include all of the needed hardware to operate the hybrid rocket unit (with the exception of the external Oxygen tank). The design of this project includes making the correlation between the rocket's thrust and its size, the appropriate transducers (physical size, resolution, range, and cost), compatability with a laptop analog card, the ease of setup, and its portability.
Keywords Computational fluid dynamics
Data acquisition
Ducted rocket engines
Experiment design
Hybrid rocket engines
Ignition systems
Lessons learned
Mathematical models
Portable equipment
Propulsion system performance
Systems engineering
Temperature measurement
Test stands
Thrust measurement


 
Source Agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration
NTIS Subject Category 94 - Industrial & Mechanical Engineering
81G - Rocket Engines & Motors
Corporate Author National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Cocoa Beach, FL. John F. Kennedy Space Center.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1305
Contract Number N/A

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