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    During the first stage of the launch the shuttle contained 810,700 litres of Kerosene and 1,311,100 litres of Liquid Oxygen. The thrust force was 34.02 MN with a burn time of 150 seconds.
    How would I use this information to calculate the total mass of the fuel stored in the 1st stage.
    Dont know if this data is needed but:
    Liquid Oxygen
    Density = 1.141 kg per litre

    Kerosene
    density 0.81 kg per litre
    Energy release, when undergoing combustion with Oxygen: 48.2 MJkg^-1

    Liquid Hydrogen
    Density 0.071kg^-1
    Energy release when undergoing combustion with Oxygen: 1.43 MJkg^-1
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    Is this the first part of a larger question..

    Total mass of fuel = litres of oxygen * density of liq oxygen + litres of kerosene * density of kerosene
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    (Original post by Creative)
    Is this the first part of a larger question..

    Total mass of fuel = litres of oxygen * density of liq oxygen + litres of kerosene * density of kerosene
    yup you are correct, it is the first part of a larger question. Thanks.
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    (Original post by JBKProductions)
    yup you are correct, it is the first part of a larger question. Thanks.
    Could you post the whole question ? (even if you don't want the answers)
    I'm curious
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    (Original post by mf2004)
    Could you post the whole question ? (even if you don't want the answers)
    I'm curious
    lol nosy aren't we :p:
 
 
 
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