Controls concepts for next generation reuseable rocket engines

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  • Automatic control.,
  • Control theory.,
  • Multivariable control.,
  • Rocket engine control.,
  • Rocket engines.

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StatementCarl F. Lorenzo ... [et al.].
SeriesNASA technical memorandum -- 106902.
ContributionsLorenzo, Carl F., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
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The selection of control c_cepts for the next generation reusable rocket engines will be a difficult task. A mnnber of important ismes will need to be addmm_, both at the pmp-lsion system design level and at the ccUtrols design level.

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Engine (and controls) designers for next generation reuseable rocket engines will be faced with the problan_ of deciding which if any of the above control eoncepta will be. Get this from a library. Controls concepts for next generation reuseable rocket engines. [Carl F Lorenzo; United States.

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.;]. Three primary issues will drive the design and control used in next generation reuseable rocket engines. In addition to steady-state and dynamic performance, the requirements for increased durability, reliability and operability (with faults) will dictate which new controls and design technologies and features will be brought to : Carl F.

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