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Author Dranovsky, Mark L.

Title Combustion instabilities in liquid rocket engines : testing and development practices in Russia / Mark L. Dranovsky ; edited by Vigor Yang, Fred E.C. Culick, Douglas G. Talley
Published Reston, Va. : American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, [2007]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 321 pages) : illustrations
Series Progress in astronautics and aeronautics ; v. 221
Progress in astronautics and aeronautics.
Contents Introduction -- Terms and definitions -- Mechanisms of transition from noise to high-frequency oscillations or to noise at a new level -- Uncertainty in conversion of propellant to combustion products -- Studies of operating process stability at various stages of combustor development -- Quantitative characteristics for estimating stability of LRE combustion chambers for gas generators -- Acoustic study of combustion chamber stability characteristics -- Determination of stability of oscillations from natural disturbances -- Evaluation of LRE process stability by use of artificial pressure disturbances -- Model firing tests for selection of injector head elements -- Estimation of operating process stability from pressure oscillation decrements -- Test results for pulsing liquid-liquid chambers -- Stability of gas-liquid combustion chambers -- Gas-liquid combustion-chamber tests for stability to hard excitation -- Injector head for RD-170 engine combustion chamber -- Stability characteristics of engines with adjustable injectors -- Control of stability in production of the proton engine
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Liquid fuels -- Combustion -- Russia (Federation) -- Testing.
Liquid propellant rockets.
Rocket engines -- Combustion -- Russia (Federation) -- Testing.
Rockets (Aeronautics) -- Russia (Federation) -- Testing.
Form Electronic book
Author Culick, F. (Fred), 1933-
Talley, Douglas G.
Yang, Vigor.
LC no. 2010501922
ISBN 1600864716 (e-book)
9781600864711 (e-book)