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Black horse

I presume you all know what Black Horse is?  I'm not a big fan, but the
equations should be usefull.


>Date: Sun, 31 Mar 1996 19:07:05 -0500
>From: KellySt@aol.com
>To: kgstar@most.fw.hac.com
>Subject: Black horse
>Subject: assessing Black Horse style vehicles
>From: magnus@im.lcs.mit.edu (Daniel Risacher)
>Date: 17 Mar 1996 19:37:30 -0500
>Message-ID: <vi20mrkzhx.fsf@im.lcs.mit.edu>
>Mitchell Burnside Clapp has written a piece entitled "An approximate
>method of assessing the performance of propellant transfer
>I've formatted this into HTML and added it to the Black Horse page as:
> http://www.im.lcs.mit.edu/bh/dfh.html
>The good bits are the equations, which are included as inline gif's,
>so use a graphical browser.
>In the paper, Mitch works through some of the math to determine the
>performance of a Black Horse type vehicle, and extends it to look at
>APT spaceplaces with turbofans or fan-ramjets such as those proposed
>by Kaiser-Marquardt.
>The gist is that adding turbofans to a Black Horse vehicle would not
>work very well, but adding fan-ramjets could be of considerable
>The Black Horse W3 Page, is, as always:
> http://www.im.lcs.mit.edu/bh/
>Daniel R Risacher - magnus@mit.edu - http://www.im.lcs.mit.edu/~magnus/
>             Engineers make life better through cleverness.
>             Politicians make life worse through stupidity.


Kelly Starks                       Internet: kgstar@most.fw.hac.com
Sr. Systems Engineer
Magnavox Electronic Systems Company
(Magnavox URL: http://www.fw.hac.com/external.html)