chamber pressure

chamber pressure

[′chām·bər ‚presh·ər]
(aerospace engineering)
The pressure of gases within the combustion chamber of a rocket engine.
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This briefs well but hides the fact that a drop in chamber pressure (assuming we maintain the same velocity) just means we've moved our peak pressure further down the bore by using a slower-burning powder.
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Assuming this was a normal load for the cartridge, if the case head and action had held, peak chamber pressure would have exceeded 280,000 psi, four times proof-load pressure.
Technicians reach a SAM number through two cycles involving three levels of chamber pressure.
With its high-strength graphite composite case, the STAR 48GXV motor can operate at approximately three times the chamber pressure of its predecessor.
A patent-pending "speed ball" seated in the base of the shell allows high-density pellets to leave the muzzle at 1,635 fps while maintaining safe chamber pressure.
The plunger applies pressure directly to the volume of paste in the chamber, and a series of transducers sense the pressure and are part of a closed-loop system of very tight pressure control, which maintains chamber pressure actively at +/-0.
of thrust, with a chamber pressure of 100 psi and specific impulse (Isp) of 314.
SpaceX president Gwynne Shotwell said that high combustion chamber pressure in engine No.
We have reviewed vacuum technology design considerations that are germane to mass measurement in vacuum and recommend the following: 1) Based on the need to minimize the air buoyancy correction of the mass measurements a maximum chamber pressure of 0.
If the aerospike operates at double the RS-68's chamber pressure, the improvement in mean specific impulse also doubles, as does the increase in payload capacity to GEO.
When the chamber pressure reaches the required level, the remaining air (or other gas if added) is subjected to a strong electrical field that ionises most of its atoms.