Method and equipment of optical diagnostic rocket engine plume on ground testing

Aerospace propulsion engineering


Popov N. A., Travnikov R. I.

Keldysh Research Centre, 8, Onezhskaya str., Moscow, 125438, Russia


This paper describes the method of optical diagnostic rocket engine plume during the fire launch on ground testing. The equipment of optical diagnostic has an optic fiber for translating emission light and consists from two independent channels for registration spectra in different optics regions. The example of spectra rocket engine plume and lines of construction elements is describing on normal regime and when defect appears.


optical diagnostics; ground testing; system of emergency defense.

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