Mathematical Problems in Engineering / 2013 / Article / Fig 10

Research Article

Transfer Matrix Method for the Determination of the Natural Vibration Characteristics of Realistic Thrusting Launch Vehicle—Part I

Figure 10

Variation of (a) flexural stiffness, (b) axial force due to constant nominal thrust = , and (c) mass per unit length of a typical rocket distributed along the vehicle length for two selected times of flight (— and - - - ).