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Aerospace Would this be possible in a Rocket Engine combustion chamber

  1. Apr 29, 2015 #1
    Lets say if i have a bell nozzle rocket engine such as this one : http://www.braeunig.us/space/pics/fig1-04.gif and inside the combustion chamber i have an average pressure of around 300 psi. If i wanted to feed in liquid fuel into it while the fuel pump is only able to supply 100 psi of fuel.

    my question is would this be able to work? or will it not be able to send any fuel inside the rocket engine.

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  4. Apr 30, 2015 #3


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    The performance specs of the F-1 rocket engines used in the first stage of the Saturn V rockets which sent the Apollo spacecraft to the moon are pretty impressive:

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  6. Apr 30, 2015 #5
    That is pretty impressive given the fact that chamber pressure was around 1000 psi
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