Semiempirical assessment of acoustic loads on the rocket head with a non-standard configuration of launch facilities


  • T. Ya. Batutina M. K. Yangel State Design Bureau "Pivdenne", Dnipro
  • V. N. Oliynik Institute of Hydromechanics of NAS of Ukraine, Kyiv



acoustic loads, supersonic jet, launch facilities, semiempirical technique


The paper deals with assessing the acoustic loads on the surface of a launching rocket obtained using the semiempirical technique NASA SP-8072 adapted for a launch pad located above the water area. The features of the launch facilities include the reduced length of the gas duct and the presence of a wedge-shaped gas-dynamic deflector divided into two symmetrical oppositely directed slopes. The calculations are made with the allowance for the limited length of the rocket jet's laminar core during take-off due to interaction with the gas-dynamic deflector. A corrected dependence is used for the overall acoustic energy distribution along the supersonic jet for the first time in domestic practice. The contributions of the sound sources associated with different jet sections and acoustic reflection from the water surface are assessed, depending on the current height of the rocket lift. A significant dependence of the resulting acoustic field around the rocket head on the length of the horizontal section of the gas duct is noted.

Pages of the article in the issue: 84 - 87

Language of the article: Ukrainian


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How to Cite

Batutina, T. Y., & Oliynik, V. N. (2023). Semiempirical assessment of acoustic loads on the rocket head with a non-standard configuration of launch facilities. Bulletin of Taras Shevchenko National University of Kyiv. Physical and Mathematical Sciences, (2), 84–87.



Differential equations, mathematical physics and mechanics