This research report summarizes high pressure flange design techniques and considerations utilized by Pratt & Whitney Aircraft, Florida Research & Development Center, during its development programs for high pressure liquid rocket engines. The report covers: 1) Aspects of cooling, heating, pressure, and external loading with design safety factors 2) Cantilever type flanges optimized for weight 3) Seals and fastener considerations for 6000 psi environment 4) An example high pressure, cryogenic cantilever flange design
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Smith, Harrison B.
Master of Science (M.S.)
College of Engineering
x, 123 pages
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Masters Thesis (Open Access)
Allerman, Kermit Frederick, "High Pressure Flange Design" (1972). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations. 1.