Development of an Experimental Apparatus for Ablative Nanocomposites Testing

@inproceedings{Allcorn2011DevelopmentOA,
  title={Development of an Experimental Apparatus for Ablative Nanocomposites Testing},
  author={Eric Allcorn and S. C. Robinson and David P. Tschoepe and Joseph H. Koo and Maurizio Natali},
  year={2011}
}
This study involves the design of a small scale apparatus to test ablative materials, which are commonly used to provide thermal protection to key structural components of solid rocket motors (SRMs). The testing of these materials involves subjecting them to extreme heat and fluid velocities while measuring the resulting temperature on various points of the sample. Observation of the front and back face temperatures during testing, as well as post test analysis of material erosion and mass loss… 
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