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Study on Solid Propellant Grain Burn-back Analysis Using Analytical Method

Analytical Method를 이용한 고체 추진제 그레인의 Burn-back 연구

  • Sohn, Jihyun (Department of Aerospace Engineering, Inha University) ;
  • Jang, Jinsung (Department of Aerospace Engineering, Inha University) ;
  • Oh, Seokhwan (Department of Aerospace Engineering, Inha University) ;
  • Roh, Taeseong (Department of Aerospace Engineering, Inha University)
  • Received : 2013.12.11
  • Accepted : 2014.05.17
  • Published : 2014.06.01

Abstract

The grain burn-back analysis has been performed for the internal ballistics analysis code to be used for the optimal design of the space launch vehicles. The grain burn-back has been used to calculate the burning surface that is essential to the internal ballistics. The calculation of internal ballistics code used in the optimal design is repeated until satisfying the required performance through the change of the design parameter. Therefore, the burn-back method applied to the internal ballistics analysis should be easy to change the design parameter and calculation time should be short. In this study, a burn-back analysis code has been developed using the analysis method. Also, geometric parameters of the grain have been selected and organized. The developed code has been verified by comparison of results of a numerical method.

Acknowledgement

Supported by : 한국연구재단

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