• Component-Level Weight Analysis for RBCC Engines 

      Olds, John R.; McCormick, David Jeremy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997-09)
      Rocket-based combined-cycle engines (RBCC) engines have recently received increased attention for use on advanced, reusable space launch vehicles. By combining convention rocket and airbreathing operating modes into an ...
    • A Conceptual Design Tool for RBCC Engine Performance Analysis 

      Olds, John R.; Saks, Greg (Georgia Institute of Technology, 1997-01)
      Recently, a number of vehicle systems utilizing rocket-based combined cycle (RBCC) propulsion have been proposed as possible low-cost space launch solutions. A spreadsheet-based tool has been developed that uses quasi-1D ...
    • Development of SAMURAI - Simulation and Animation Model Used for Rockets with Adjustable Isp. 

      Sakai, Tadashi; Olds, John R.; Alemany, Kristina (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2005-01)
      An interplanetary trajectory calculation application SAMURAI - Simulation and Animation Model Used for Rockets with Adjustable Isp - has been developed. SAMURAI is written in C++ and calculates transfer trajectories with ...