Laboratory method for measurement of the specific impulse of solid propellants

V. A. Arkhipov, A. B. Kiskin, V. E. Zarko, A. G. Korotkikh

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A new laboratory express-method of determining the specific impulse of solid propellants based on the measurement of the reactive force of gasification products escaping from the burning propellant surface is presented in this work. The values of the specific impulse for a model composite solid propellant by varying the pressure in the combustion chamber are determined.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)622-624
Number of pages3
JournalCombustion, Explosion and Shock Waves
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2014


  • laboratory technique
  • reactive force of combustion products
  • solid propellant
  • specific impulse

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Physics and Astronomy(all)
  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Fuel Technology

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