Camp 2011 - Version 1.4

Chaos Communication Camp 2011
Project Flow Control

Day Day 2 - 2011-08-11
Room Kourou
Start time 13:30
Duration 01:00
ID 4440
Event type Lecture
Track Hacker Space Program
Language used for presentation English

Solid rocket engines

Design and implementation of engines with solid propellant

We will present the design and construction of a solid rocket motor and discuss results from recent test campaigns.

Solid rocket motors are cheap, reliable and have been used for several centuries. Although inferior in specific impulse compared to hybrid and liquid engines, this class of thermochemical engines have still advantages regarding complexity and reliability.

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