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Published February 1957 | Reprint
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On the development of rational scaling procedures for liquid-fuel rocket engines

Penner, S. S.


A critical summary is presented of recent theoretical studies concerning similarity analysis and the scaling of liquid-fuel rocket engines. On the basis of this work, some suggestions are offered for an experimental program which has as its objective the development of rational scaling procedures.

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© 1957 American Rocket Society. Presented at the ARS Fall Meeting, Buffalo, N. Y., Sept. 24-26, 1956. The work described in this paper was supported by the U. S. Air Force, Office for Advanced Study, under Contract AF 18(603)-107 with the American Machine and Foundry Company and Jet Propulsion Research, Inc.

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