Lecture Notes
Updated Friday, 06-Jan-2006 19:36:16 EST

Rocket Technology

Engine

Fuel

Oxidizer

Exhaust gases

car

gasoline

oxygen in the air

hydrocarbons

kerosene-LOX

kerosene

liquid oxygen (LOX)

hydrocarbons

LH2-LOX

liquid hydrogen

(LH2)

LOX

pure water

LH2-liquid fluorine

LH2

liquid fluorine

corrosive -- hydrofluoric acid!

 

 


 



 




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Updated Friday, 06-Jan-2006 19:36:16 EST