nozzle throat

nozzle throat

[′näz·əl ‚thrōt]
(design engineering)
The portion of a nozzle with the smallest cross section.

nozzle throat

The region of a convergent or divergent nozzle having the smallest cross section.
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The flow rate for each test point was calculated by Equation 4, where 5 denotes the section upstream of the nozzle and 6 indicates the nozzle throat.
Motor upgrades from a shuttle booster include the addition of a fifth segment, a larger nozzle throat, and upgraded insulation and liner.
The flow rate for each test point was calculated by Equation 3, where 5 denotes the section upstream of the nozzle and 6 indicates the nozzle throat
The motor features a new low-cost, low-erosion ceramic rocket nozzle throat, a new low-cost, high-performance propellant, and a lighter weight motor case and insulator to increase missile range.
By withstanding the extreme heat of rocket exhaust, the ceramic throat increases thrust and can be fabricated at a lower cost than nozzle throats currently in use.
The flow rate for each test point was calculated by Equation 2, where 5 denotes the section upstream of the nozzle and 6 indicates the nozzle throat.
Changes to increase performance and meet the new flight profile include an enhanced shape of the propellant grain in the forward section, and a larger nozzle throat diameter.
A new ceramic rocket nozzle throat for solid rocket motors developed by Lockheed Martin , has received the coveted "Technology Innovation Award" from Aviation Week & Space Technology (AW&ST) magazine.
to develop and static-fire test a ceramic as a low-erosion rocket nozzle throat material.
Likewise the flow rate for each test point was calculated by Equation 2, where 5 denotes the section upstream of the nozzle and 6 indicates the nozzle throat.
Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has granted Lockheed Martin a patent for a new and innovative, near-zero erosion, net-molded ceramic rocket nozzle throat for solid rocket motors.