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Effect of Turbulence on Dynamics

I am trying to make a simplified version of a model rocket in MATLAB's Simulink. I have modeled the actual dynamics already, and they work perfectly fine. The inputs to the dynamics are the forces and ...
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Are throttleable rocket engines the less efficient the lower the power setting?

Are throttleable rocket engines less efficient the lower the power setting? Logically that would lead to lower pressures in combustion chamber and so lower thermodynamic efficiency. Or is it remedied ...
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What is the theoretical maximum speed of a rocket-powered aircraft in the atmosphere?

I read that the scram jet has a theoretical maximum speed of Mach 24. What is the theoretical maximum speed of a rocket-powered aircraft designed to operate in the atmosphere?