slosh test

slosh test

[′släsh ‚test]
(engineering)
A test to determine the ability of the control system of a liquid-propelled missile to withstand or overcome the dynamic movement of the liquid within its fuel tanks.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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NASA's research into the effects of fuel slosh includes modeling the response in full-sized tanks using equipment such as the spinning slosh test rig (SSTR).
(ii) Undertake slosh tests in zero or microgravity, with accurate force measurements on a suspended vessel compared with ECT measurements