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University of Utah Unity IV Responsibilities. Motor System Fuel Nozzle Ignition Flight Profile Maximum Energy Footprint. Motor System. Fuel HTPB: Fuel grain composed of R-45M resin Cross- linked with diisocyanate Motor Housing 6061-T6 Aluminum Static tested to 1200 psia Nozzle

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University of utah unity iv responsibilities

University of Utah Unity IV Responsibilities

  • Motor System

    • Fuel

    • Nozzle

    • Ignition

  • Flight Profile

  • Maximum Energy Footprint


University of utah unity iv responsibilities

Motor System

  • Fuel

    • HTPB: Fuel grain composed of R-45M resin

    • Cross- linked with diisocyanate

  • Motor Housing

    • 6061-T6 Aluminum

    • Static tested to 1200 psia

  • Nozzle

    • Ceramic Composite

    • Rated to 5000 F


Ignition

Ignition

  • Model Rocket Motors

    • 2, Estes C8-0 motors

  • Accessible on Launch Rail

  • Low power requirement

    • 4 AA Batteries

  • Reliable Performance


Motor cap assembly

NO2 inlet

“O” Ring Seal

Estes C8-0 Motor

Injector

HTPB

HTPB

Motor Cap Assembly


Flight profile

Flight Profile

  • Maximum Altitude

    • 10,641 feet AGL, at T = 28 seconds

  • Burn Time

    • T = 5.4 seconds

  • Flight Velocity

    • Launch Rail Exit = 89.1 ft/s

    • Overall Flight = 0.71 Mach

  • FTS Failure Impact

    • 763 ft/s at T=58 seconds


Maximum energy footprint

Maximum Energy Footprint

  • 5.40 Miles at q0=450

  • No Critical Areas with in Range


Motor assembly

Motor Assembly


Motor cap

Motor Cap


Motor housing

Motor Housing


Motor nozzle

Motor Nozzle


Motor nozzle1

Motor Nozzle


Motor nozzle retainer

Motor Nozzle Retainer


Motor assembly1

Motor Assembly


Fuel mixing procedure

Fuel Mixing Procedure

  • Safety Equipment

  • Liquid Chemicals

  • Incorporate By Hand

  • Dry Chemicals

  • Incorporate By Hand

  • Mix For 30 Minutes


University of utah unity iv responsibilities

Fuel Mixing Problems

  • Need More Mixing Time

  • Recipe

  • Catalyst


University of utah unity iv responsibilities

3” Motor Fuel Mixing


8 motor fuel mixing

8” Motor Fuel Mixing


Modified fuel mixing tank

Modified Fuel Mixing Tank


Portable oven design 1

Portable Oven Design 1


Portable oven design 2

Portable Oven Design 2


Portable oven design 3

Portable Oven Design 3


Mandrel configurations

Mandrel Configurations


University of utah unity iv responsibilities

Mandrel Configurations


University of utah unity iv responsibilities

Mandrel Configurations


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