|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 7 인용 특허 : 19|
There is disclosed a solid fuel rocket motor which may include a case and a nozzle coupled to the case. A plurality of fuel pellets may be disposed within the case. An igniter may be disposed to ignite at least a portion of the fuel pellets. A pellet retainer may be positioned within the case to retain the plurality of fuel pellets within the case. The pellet retainer may be perforated to allow exhaust gases to flow from the ignited fuel pellets to the nozzle while preventing unburned fuel pellets from being expelled through the nozzle.
It is claimed: 1. A solid fuel rocket motor comprising: a case a propellant charge disposed within the case a plurality of propellant pellets disposed within the case an igniter disposed to ignite the propellant charge and the plurality of propellant pellets a nozzle coupled to the case a pellet retainer to retain unburned propellant pellets within the case, wherein combustion gases flow from ignited propellant pellets to the nozzle through perforations in the pellet retainer a total of the area of the perforations in the pellet retainer is greater than...