Template:Engine thrust to weight table

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Jet or rocket engine Mass Thrust (vacuum) Thrust-to-weight ratio
(kg) (lb) (kN) (lbf)
RD-0410 nuclear rocket engine[1][2] 2,000 4,400 35.2 7,900 1.8
J58 jet engine (SR-71 Blackbird)[3][4] 2,722 6,001 150 34,000 5.2
Rolls-Royce/Snecma Olympus 593
turbojet with reheat (Concorde)[5]
3,175 7,000 169.2 38,000 5.4
Pratt & Whitney F119[6] 1,800 3,900 91 20,500 7.95
RD-0750 rocket engine, three-propellant mode[7] 4,621 10,188 1,413 318,000 31.2
RD-0146 rocket engine[8] 260 570 98 22,000 38.4
Space Shuttle Main Engine[9] 3,177 7,004 2,278 512,000 73.1
RD-180 rocket engine[10] 5,393 11,890 4,152 933,000 78.5
RD-170 rocket engine 9,750 21,500 7,887 1,773,000 82.5
F-1 (Saturn V first stage)[11] 8,391 18,499 7,740.5 1,740,100 94.1
NK-33 rocket engine[12] 1,222 2,694 1,638 368,000 136.7
Merlin 1D rocket engine, full-thrust version [13] 467 1,030 825 185,000 180.1

References

  1. ^ Wade, Mark. "RD-0410". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  2. ^ "«Konstruktorskoe Buro Khimavtomatiky» - Scientific-Research Complex / RD0410. Nuclear Rocket Engine. Advanced launch vehicles". KBKhA - Chemical Automatics Design Bureau. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  3. ^ "Aircraft: Lockheed SR-71A Blackbird". Archived from the original on 2012-07-29. Retrieved 2010-04-16. 
  4. ^ "Factsheets : Pratt & Whitney J58 Turbojet". National Museum of the United States Air Force. Archived from the original on 2015-04-04. Retrieved 2010-04-15. 
  5. ^ "Rolls-Royce SNECMA Olympus - Jane's Transport News". Archived from the original on 2010-08-06. Retrieved 2009-09-25. With afterburner, reverser and nozzle ... 3,175 kg ... Afterburner ... 169.2 kN 
  6. ^ Military Jet Engine Acquisition, RAND, 2002.
  7. ^ "«Konstruktorskoe Buro Khimavtomatiky» - Scientific-Research Complex / RD0750". KBKhA - Chemical Automatics Design Bureau. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  8. ^ Wade, Mark. "RD-0146". Encyclopedia Astronautica. Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  9. ^ SSME
  10. ^ "RD-180". Retrieved 2009-09-25. 
  11. ^ Encyclopedia Astronautica: F-1
  12. ^ Astronautix NK-33 entry
  13. ^ Mueller, Thomas (June 8, 2015). "Is SpaceX's Merlin 1D's thrust-to-weight ratio of 150+ believable?". Retrieved July 9, 2015. The Merlin 1D weighs 1030 pounds, including the hydraulic steering (TVC) actuators. It makes 162,500 pounds of thrust in vacuum. that is nearly 158 thrust/weight. The new full thrust variant weighs the same and makes about 185,500 lbs force in vacuum.