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Test Procedures

The following procedures are used to carry out various experiments.

Procedure Description
Hydrostatic Burst Testing
Testing a pressure vessel to destruction by completely filling it with water and pressurising it.

Measuring Pressure Vessel Volume

How to accurately measure the volume of a pressure vessel taking into account stretching under pressure.

Measuring Pressure Vessel
Dimensions

How to accurately measure the dimensions of pressure vessel taking into account stretching with pressure.

Static Fire Testing

Firing a rocket while it remains to attached to the launch pad or test stand.

Static Thrust Measurement

How to measure the static thrust of a water rocket.

Launch

Launching a rocket to observe performance.

Standard 1cm x 1cm
glue strength test

Measuring a glue's ability to bond to PET plastic.

Thermal test

Measuring temperatures of a pressure chamber.

Comparing Video Cameras

Comparing various camera features against each other.

 



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