Virtual prototyping of solid propellant rockets


cerns in rocket motor design because of the enormous cost of typical payloads and, in the case of the Space Shuttle and other manned vehicles, for the crew’s safety. In the spring of 1999, for example, a series of three consecutive launch failures collectively cost more than US$3.5 billion. The most notorious launch failure, of course, was the tragic loss… (More)
DOI: 10.1109/5992.825746


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@article{Heath2000VirtualPO, title={Virtual prototyping of solid propellant rockets}, author={Michael T. Heath and William A. Dick}, journal={Computing in Science and Engineering}, year={2000}, volume={2}, pages={21-32} }