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Re: starship-design: Interstellar mission within fifty years



> From: Paul-V Khuong <paul_virak_khuong@yahoo.com>
> 
> zkulpa@ wrote:zmit1.ippt.gov.pl
> 
[...]
> > >Not because of the word "explosions", but because of the word "micro".
> > >For a starship, you need rather macro-explosions (and the big 
> > >"macro" for that). For macro-explosions it will be next to impossible
> > >to reduce pulsing to mere "vibration load".
> 
> Use _2_ engines: vibrations will eliminate each others:
> if you're arranging phases, it'll do like this:
> /\_/\
>        >-2 waves
> \_/\_/
> 
Will not work. You cannot put such two engines in line,
you can only to put them side by side.
Then alternating explosions will rock the whole ship sideways,
instead of eliminating each other.

-- Zenon