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Detonation and Burning Characteristics of Liquid Oxygen-Liquid Methane Mixtures

  • J. O’Hara
  • L. P. Orth
  • N. A. Smith
  • D. M. Boylan
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 17)

Abstract

Liquid monopropellants are potentially very attractive for application to low cost boosters H. In order to realize this potential, however, a monopropellant must be found which is sufficiently energetic to be competitive from a performance standpoint, but yet stable enough to allow safe handling and usage.

Keywords

Detonation Wave Burning Velocity Nozzle Diameter Burning Characteristic Mixture Ratio 
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References

  1. 1.
    The Boeing Company, “LOX/Methane Monopropellant Feasibility Study,” Document No. D5–14212 (1969).Google Scholar
  2. 2.
    J. O’Hara, L. P. Orth, N. A. Smith, and D. M. Boylan, “Investigation of the Hazardous Behavior of Liquid Oxygen—Liquid Methane Mixtures,” Department of Mechanical Engineering, Tulane University (Dec. 1969).Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    J. Taylor, Detonation in Condensed Explosives, Oxford (1952).Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. O’Hara
    • 1
  • L. P. Orth
    • 1
  • N. A. Smith
    • 1
  • D. M. Boylan
    • 1
  1. 1.Tulane UniversityNew OrleansUSA

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