S&T Developments to meet the Next Generation of United States Air Force Operations to and within Space

General event

S&T Developments to meet the Next Generation of United States Air Force Operations to and within Space

  • Event time: 4:00pm
  • Event date: 28th January 2016
  • Speaker: (United States Air Force)
  • Location: Lecture Theatre 40, Joseph Black Building

Event details

Topics will include:

  • Propellant research
  • M&S design tools (Physics Based)
  • Advanced materials for longer life re-usable booster systems 
  • Advanced engine cycles for booster engines 
  • Weaning the USAF from current operational Russian Engine utilization 
  • Component developments (turbomachinery, combustion devices, thermal management)
  • In Space propulsion developments:

    - Dual mode (Hybrid Electrical and Chemical systems)

    - Beyond Hall Thrusters

    - "Green" High ISP Monopropellants

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