zero stage


Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Related to zero stage: stage 0

zero stage

n
(Astronautics) a solid-propellant rocket attached to a liquid-propellant rocket to provide greater thrust at liftoff
References in periodicals archive ?
This is because we are still in the World Cup's zero stage. When we requested to organise the World Cup during the era of former President Hosni Mubarak, we discovered we are not qualified for organising such an event.
But as Burning Rubber went to print, Ogier and Ingrassia looked to be on the back foot with zero stage wins in Scandinavia as they crept up to 10th overall.
Operating Speed of compressor Outlet pressure of conditions (%) (r/min) compressor (Pa) 100 7395 448850 90 7227 431587 80 7087 414645 70 6950 395360 60 6712 375084 50 6468 353210 Operating Adjustment value of conditions (%) the zero stage ([degrees]) 100 -8 90 -10 80 -14 70 -18 60 -18 50 -18 Operating Adjustment value of conditions (%) the first stage ([degrees]) 100 -12 90 -12 80 -12 70 -14 60 -14 50 -16 Operating Adjustment value of conditions (%) the second stage ([degrees]) 100 0 90 -2 80 -4 70 -4 60 -10 50 -12 Table 3: The system simulation results of two kinds of schemes at high work conditions.
He will be joined by Dennis Cousino, vice president of Zero Stage Inc., who will present "Emerging Technologies, Gas Turbine Emission Enhancement Systems" followed by Tom Beddow, coordinator of Oil Patch Chaplains, presenting on "Disaster Response in the Field." Rounding out the sessions will be a presentation on "Integrity Management."
The first respondent in what is intended to become a chain of referrals is defined as a zero stage respondent or a seed.
Wal said there are several issues which were not implemented by Khartoum Government to make peace attractive such as Abyei, border demarcation and delay of voter education are yet not done and timing is clicking to end on zero stage. "Time is running to an end without solution done.
Indeed, the elevations of all points of the net at the so-called "Zero Stage" have to be derived, i.e.
After Requiem for Ground Zero Stage 2 will be tackling a familiar set text, To Kill a Mockingbird.
Adding a zero stage was rejected, since the additional length of the rotor and casing path changes the engine dynamics, and this would increase the technical risk and compromise interchangeability.
This increase in airflow is achieved by adding a compression stage (zero stage) to the front of an existing compressor.
For example, GE engineers are developing a high-efficiency 18-stage axial-flow compressor for the 7EC that adds a zero stage to the 7EA compressor design, increasing mass flow from 664 pounds per second in the 7EA to 769 pounds per second in the 7EC and the pressure ratio from 12.4:1 to 14.2:1.