Propulsion PSLV


PSOM-XL nozzle



PS-1 core



PS-3 motor



Single LVS engine

PSLV-G

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp (vac)

kN

N*s/kg

kN

N*s/kg

tons

s

t/s

MN*s

Strap-on
Booster
 PSOM max 574.7 2246 max 635.0 2481 8.92 44 max 0.2559 22.1
ave 455.0 ave 502.6 ave 0.2026
1  PS-1 max 4,270.3 2324 max 4,846.9 2638 138.2 107 max 1.8374 364.6
ave 3,002.6 ave 3,407.2 ave 1.2916
2  VIKAS-2 L37.5     725.0 2903 37.47 150 0.2498 108.8
L39.5     725.0 2903 39.47 158 0.2498 114.6
3  PS-3     max 139.6  2893  7.6 112 max 0.0828 22.0
    ave 196.4 ave 0.0679
4  LVS (2) L1.6     14.6 3020 1.64  339  0.0049 5.0
L2.6     2.56 530 7.7

PSLV-G+ / PSLV-CA / PSLV-XL

Stage

Engines

Thrust s.l.

Isp s.l.

Thrust vac

Isp vac

Propellant

Burn time

Flow rate

Total Imp (vac)

kN

N*s/kg

kN

N*s/kg

tons

s

t/s

MN*s

Strap-on
Booster
 PSOM max 574.7 2246 max 635.0 2481 8.92 44 max 0.2559 22.1
ave 455.0 ave 502.6 ave 0.2026
 PSOM-XL max 637.2 2265 max 703.5 2501 12.20 49 max 0.2813 30.5
ave 564.0 ave 622.8 ave 0.2490
1

 PS-1

max 4,270.3 2324 max 4,846.9 2638 138.2 107 max 1.8374 364.6
ave 3,002.6 ave 3,407.2 ave 1.2916
2

 VIKAS-2B

L42     804.5 2961 41.73 153.6 0.2716 123.4
3

 PS-3

    max 239.6 2893 7.6 112 max 0.0828 22.0
    ave 196.4 ave 0.0679
4 LVS (2) L0.8     14.6 3020 0.82 169 0.0049 2.5
L1.6     1.64 339 5.0
L2.6      2.56 530 7.7

Note: Data are partly calculated