Liquid Acquisition Devices For Advanced In-space Cryogenic Propulsion Systems

Hardcover | November 26, 2015

byJason William HartwigEditorJason William Hartwig

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Liquid Acquisition Devices for Advanced In-Space Cryogenic Propulsion Systems discusses the importance of reliable cryogenic systems, a pivotal part of everything from engine propulsion to fuel deposits. As some of the most efficient systems involve advanced cryogenic fluid management systems that present challenging issues, the book tackles issues such as the difficulty in obtaining data, the lack of quality data and models, and the complexity in trying to model these systems. The book presents models and experimental data based on rare and hard-to-obtain cryogenic data. Through clear descriptions of practical data and models, readers will explore the development of robust and flexible liquid acquisition devices LAD through component-level and full-scale ground experiments, as well as analytical tools. This book presents new and rare experimental data, as well as analytical models, in a fundamental area to the aerospace and space-flight communities. With this data, the reader can consider new and improved ways to design, analyze, and build expensive flight systems. Presents a definitive reference for design ideas, analysis tools, and performance data on cryogenic liquid acquisition devices Provides historical perspectives to present fundamental design models and performance data, which are applied to two practical examples throughout the book Describes a series of models to optimize liquid acquisition device performance, which are confirmed through a variety of parametric component level tests Includes video clips of experiments on a companion website

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Liquid Acquisition Devices for Advanced In-Space Cryogenic Propulsion Systems discusses the importance of reliable cryogenic systems, a pivotal part of everything from engine propulsion to fuel deposits. As some of the most efficient systems involve advanced cryogenic fluid management systems that present challenging issues, the book t...

Dr. Jason Hartwig is a research aerospace engineer in the Propellants and Propulsion branch at the NASA Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, OH and is the lead technologist for cryogenic propellant transfer for the Agency. Jason has a BS in Physics, an MS in Mechanical Engineering, and a Doctorate in Aerospace Engineering from Case West...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:488 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 26, 2015Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128039892

ISBN - 13:9780128039892

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Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Background and Historical Review Chapter 3: Influential Factors and Physics-Based Modeling of Liquid Acquisition Devices Chapter 4: Room Temperature Liquid Acquisition Device Performance Experiments Chapter 5: Parametric Analysis on the Liquid Hydrogen and Nitrogen Bubble Point Pressure Chapter 6: High Pressure Liquid Oxygen Bubble Point Experiments Chapter 7: High Pressure Liquid Methane Bubble Point Experiments Chapter 8: Warm Pressurant Gas Effects on the Static Bubble Point Pressure for Cryogenic Liquid Acquisition Devices Chapter 9: Full Scale Liquid Acquisition Device Outflow Tests in Liquid Hydrogen Chapter 10: The Bubble Point Pressure Model for Cryogenic Propellants Chapter 11: The Reseal Pressure Model for Cryogenic Propellants Chapter 12: Analytical Model for Steady Flow through a Porous Liquid Acquisition Device Channel Chapter 13: Optimal Liquid Acquisition Device Screen Weave for a Liquid Hydrogen Fuel Depot Chapter 14: Optimal Propellant Management Device for a Small Scale Liquid Hydrogen Propellant Tank Chapter 15: Conclusions Appendices