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The Performance of Jet Propelled Space Vehicles


Fischer, Charles Fink (1941) The Performance of Jet Propelled Space Vehicles. Engineer's thesis, California Institute of Technology. doi:10.7907/HFY8-KW92.


This thesis presents an investigation of the steady state performance of space vehicles partially propelled by jets, the acceleration period required to reach the steady state, the use of jets for the assisted take off of flying boats, and the general economic aspects of jet propulsion applied to aircraft.

Item Type:Thesis (Engineer's thesis)
Subject Keywords:Aeronautical Engineering
Degree Grantor:California Institute of Technology
Division:Engineering and Applied Science
Major Option:Aeronautics
Thesis Availability:Public (worldwide access)
Research Advisor(s):
  • Millikan, Clark Blanchard
Thesis Committee:
  • Unknown, Unknown
Defense Date:1 January 1941
Record Number:CaltechTHESIS:04192011-133614556
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Default Usage Policy:No commercial reproduction, distribution, display or performance rights in this work are provided.
ID Code:6341
Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:28 Apr 2011 16:46
Last Modified:09 Nov 2023 23:52

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