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Propellant Mass Density Calculation


Oxidizer density table

Fuel density table
References:
  1. Merck Index, 7th Ed.
  2. CRC Hdbk . of Chemistry and Physics, 54th Ed.
  3. Sutton, Rocket Propulsion Elements, 5th Ed.
  4. www.matweb.com

Example:
Calculate the ideal density of 65/35 O/F KN-sucrose propellant:

equation 1a

This compares to an actual (measured) value of 1.80 gram/cm3.
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