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A General Method for Automatic Computation of Equilibrium Compositions and Theoretical Rocket Performance of Propellants

by Sanford Gordon, Frank J. Zeleznik, and Vearl N. Huff
Format
Book; Government Document; Online; EBook
Published
Washington, [D.C.] : National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1959.
Language
English
Series
NASA Technical Note
Summary
A general computer program for chemical equilibrium and rocket performance calculations was written for the IBM 650 computer with 2000 words of drum storage, 60 words of high-speed core storage, indexing registers, and floating point attachments. The program is capable of carrying out combustion and isentropic expansion calculations on a chemical system that may include as many as 10 different chemical elements, 30 reaction products, and 25 pressure ratios. In addition to the equilibrium composition, temperature, and pressure, the program calculates specific impulse, specific impulse in vacuum, characteristic velocity, thrust coefficient, area ratio, molecular weight, Mach number, specific heat, isentropic exponent, enthalpy, entropy, and several thermodynamic first derivatives.
Description
161 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Mode of access: Internet.
Notes
  • "NASA TN D-132."
  • "Lewis Research Center, Cleveland, Ohio."
  • "October 1959."
  • Title from cover.
  • Includes bibliographical references (p. 126-128).
Series Statement
NASA technical note ; D-132
Other Forms
Also available online from the NASA Technical Reports Server (http://ntrs.nasa.gov/). Address as of 12/12/06: http://ntrs.nasa.gov/archive/nasa/casi.ntrs.nasa.gov/19980223618_1998381735.pdf.
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