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Introduction to Experimental Rocket Design

rocket design

  1. Introduction
  2. Goals
  3. Aerodynamics
  4. Rocket Body Design Considerations  
  5. Nosecone Design
  6. Fins   Mar.27/24  
  7. Dynamic Stability
  8. Motor Sizing
  9. Recovery System
  10. Weight Control
  11. Reliability
  12. Tracking and and Visibility  
  13. Appendix A
  14. Appendix B - Barrowman Method of Calculating Normal Force  

Last updated March 27, 2024

Originally posted March 7, 2022

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