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Re: new web site/status report
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- Subject: Re: new web site/status report
- From: T.L.G.vanderLinden@student.utwente.nl (Timothy van der Linden)
- Date: Sat, 13 Apr 1996 01:45:13 +0100
>>>How on earth do you pronounce "Yrev Tsaf"? Does that mean anything special?
>>Try reading it backwards :-)
>Oh, hell! I thought it was someone out of Dutch mythology or something.
Something like "Flying Dutchman"? :))
>>>The fine print with purple charcters is a little hard to read but not a big
>>I'll make them a bit darker.
>Also might try using a dark red, blue, or green. Since those are the
>monitors primary colors, they would focus clearer.
Focus, I do not understand?
>>>This is a big issue to me, since I'm trying to consider things from an
>>>engineer point. So I usually need exaust velocity/specific impulse, or
>>>power in watts per kilo/pound of fuel, or something.
>>In the formulas for the power the factor M0 is used. Deviding by that will
>>give you power per kilo. In 2 tables the P[t]/M0 is shown.
>True, but only if you know what the MO is for a given fuel (De, Li6, He3,
No no, you misunderstood. M and M0 (or Mo) are two completely different
things. M0 is the weight of the empty starship (without fuel) while M is
the weight of the starship WITH all fuel. (M[T] is the weight of the ship
after it has burned all fuel and is thus equal to M0)