Technical Papers Concerning Rocket Propellants

Edotek’s work on rocket propellants has produced the following technical papers which have been published in journals or presented at conferences;

 

“Investigation of Ignition Delay with DMAZ Fuel and MON Oxidiser”, B.Mellor and M.Ford, AIAA Paper 91-1978, 27th Joint Propulsion Conference, Sacramento, California, June 24-26 2006.

“Proposed Selection Criteria for Next-Generation Liquid Propellants”, O.Frota, M.Ford and B.Mellor, ESA-ESTEC Conference on Green Propellants, Sardinia, 2004.

“Pyrovalve Function Testing with MON3 Oxidiser”, A. Patel & A. Lawrie and B. Mellor, AIAA Paper 91-1978, 27th Joint Propulsion Conference, Sacramento, California, June 24-26 1991.

“Hydrazine Storage in Critical Applications: A 10-Year Milestone”. B.Mellor et al., AIAA Paper 93-2593, AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE, 29th Joint Propulsion Conference, Monterey, California, June 28-30 1993.

“A Parametric Study of Factors Affecting the  Corrosion of Stainless Steel by MON Oxidiser”, B. Mellor, M.A. Moore and C.L. Smith and I. Kalsch AIAA Paper 91 – 1978, 27th Joint Propulsion Conference, Sacramento, California, June 24-26 1991.

B. Mellor, M.A. Moore and C.L. Smith,”Factors Affecting the Corrosion Behaviour of 304L Steel in MON Oxidiser”,AIAA Paper 89-2951 AJAAIASMEISAE/ASEE 25th Joint Propulsion Conference, Monterey, California, July 10-12 1989.

B. Mellor and C.L. Smith, “Production and Assessment of High-Purity MON Oxidiser, AIAA Paper 90-2757, AJAAIASME/SAEIASEE, 26th Joint Propulsion Conference, Orlando, Florida, July 1990.

B. Mellor, C.L. Smith and I. Kaelsch, “Investigation of Iron Nitrate Solubility in Nitrogen Tetroxide Oxidisers”, AIAA Paper 92-3610, AIAA/SAE/ASME/ASEE 28th Joint Propulsion Conference, Nashville, Tennessee, July 6-8, 1992.

B.Mellor et al. “Hydrazine Storage in Critical Applications: A 10-Year Milestone”. AIAA Paper 93-2593, AIAA/ASME/SAE/ASEE, 29th Joint Propulsion Conference, Monterey, California, June 28-30 1993.

R.E. Hull, B. Mellor and G.A. Spinks, “Preliminary Development of a Hybrid Rocket Engine”. The 22nd Technical Co-operation Program, WTP-4 Workshop, DERA Fort-Halstead, UK, April 7-11th 1997.

C.C. Addison, N. Logan and B. Mellor,”Corrosion of Metals by Nitric Acid – Dinitrogen Tetroxide – Fluoride Mixtures:AISI 321 Stainless Steel”, Corrosion, Vol.44, pp7-13, January 1988.

C.C. Addison, N. Logan and B. Mellor,”A Study of the Corrosion Product formed by Nitric Acid Based Propellants in Contact with Stainless Steel”, J.Hazardous Mats., Vol.18, ppl7l-178, 1988.

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