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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

  • 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

    • Ceramic Composite

    • Rated to 5000 F


Ignition

  • Model Rocket Motors

    • 2, Estes C8-0 motors

  • Accessible on Launch Rail

  • Low power requirement

    • 4 AA Batteries

  • Reliable Performance


NO2 inlet

“O” Ring Seal

Estes C8-0 Motor

Injector

HTPB

HTPB

Motor Cap Assembly


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

  • 5.40 Miles at q0=450

  • No Critical Areas with in Range


Motor Assembly


Motor Cap


Motor Housing


Motor Nozzle


Motor Nozzle


Motor Nozzle Retainer


Motor Assembly


Fuel Mixing Procedure

  • Safety Equipment

  • Liquid Chemicals

  • Incorporate By Hand

  • Dry Chemicals

  • Incorporate By Hand

  • Mix For 30 Minutes


Fuel Mixing Problems

  • Need More Mixing Time

  • Recipe

  • Catalyst


3” Motor Fuel Mixing


8” Motor Fuel Mixing


Modified Fuel Mixing Tank


Portable Oven Design 1


Portable Oven Design 2


Portable Oven Design 3


Mandrel Configurations


Mandrel Configurations


Mandrel Configurations


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