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Title: Variable thrust cartridge

Abstract

The present invention is a variable thrust cartridge comprising a water-molten aluminum reaction chamber from which a slug is propelled. The cartridge comprises a firing system that initiates a controlled explosion from the reaction chamber. The explosive force provides a thrust to a slug, preferably contained within the cartridge.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (Knoxville, TN)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
LOCKHEED MARTIN ENERGY RES COR
OSTI Identifier:
873348
Patent Number(s):
6142056
Application Number:
09/057127
Assignee:
U.T. Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, TN) ORNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC05-96OR22464
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
variable; thrust; cartridge; comprising; water-molten; aluminum; reaction; chamber; slug; propelled; comprises; firing; initiates; controlled; explosion; explosive; force; provides; preferably; contained; preferably contain; reaction chamber; molten aluminum; explosive force; variable thrust; thrust cartridge; /89/42/102/

Citation Formats

Taleyarkhan, Rusi P. Variable thrust cartridge. United States: N. p., 2000. Web.
Taleyarkhan, Rusi P. Variable thrust cartridge. United States.
Taleyarkhan, Rusi P. Tue . "Variable thrust cartridge". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/873348.
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abstractNote = {The present invention is a variable thrust cartridge comprising a water-molten aluminum reaction chamber from which a slug is propelled. The cartridge comprises a firing system that initiates a controlled explosion from the reaction chamber. The explosive force provides a thrust to a slug, preferably contained within the cartridge.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {2000},
month = {11}
}

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