BIS Midlands Group Event – 13th October 2012

Speaker: Daniel Jubb

Date: 13 October 2012
Start Time: 2 pm
End Time: 4:30 pm

Venue: The Gallery, Droitwich Library, Victoria Square, Droitwich Spa, WR9 8DQ

Programme

14.00 -14.15 – Meet old and new BIS member’s friends and colleagues.

14.15 – 15.15 – The talk will begin with an introduction to the main types of rocket and the handling and properties of various liquid oxidisers. I will discuss the challenges of hybrid rocket design and some of the ways we are dealing with these in the hybrid development programme including:

  • Catalyst pack development
  • The 6-inch chamber development programme (including the development of the hybrid combustion model)
  • HTP pump development
  • Monopropellant testing
  • Development of the 18-inch hybrid chamber

I will then summarise the next stage of the Bloodhound programme. I will include a general summary of Falcon’s background and capabilities.

For more information on the Bloodhound Project see – http://www.bloodhoundssc.com/

15.15 – 16.30 – The gallery and coffee/tea will be available until 16.30 for further discussion.

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