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Showing posts with label Pogo oscillation. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Pogo oscillation. Show all posts

Monday, September 26, 2016

How Little Vibrations Break Big Rockets


How Little Vibrations Break Big Rockets


Article Excerpt: "...Pogo is, properly speaking, a thrust axis vibration response seen in liquid fueled rockets that can have devastating effects on the vehicle’s whole structure and, by extension, a crew on board. Think of a rocket upright on a launch pad. For that rocket to get off the ground, propellant and oxidizer have to flow down ..."


Reference: www.popsci.com