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by niggannivea
03 Jun 2019, 16:43
Forum: Civil aviation / General aviation
Topic: Where does the thrust of a rocket engine actually acts?
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Where does the thrust of a rocket engine actually acts?

Few things I know (which may be wrong): The hot gases are accelerated from near zero velocity in combustion chamber to supersonic velocity at the nozzle exit, the rate of change of momentum is equal to the force. Assuming that the exit velocity is nearly constant, Force = mass flow rate times exit v...