Subject: Why are rocket exhaust areas broad ?
Date: Tue May 20 06:21:39 2003
Posted by Avinash
Grade level: 10-12
School: Stanes Higher Secodary School
City: Coimbatore State/Province: Tamil Nadu
Area of science: Physics
When we look at a rocket the nose is pointed but the body is streamlined.
Wouldn't it be better if the body of the rocket tapers .It would be easier for
flight and also if the base area is reduced the pressure at fuel exhaust will
increase thereby increasing the flight velocity with a reduced fuel consumption
Re: Why are rocket exhaust areas broad ?
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