Gross Thrust

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Gross Thrust

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The total thrust of a jet engine without deduction of the drag due to the momentum of the incoming air (ram drag). </dd>
The gross thrust is equal to the product of the mass rate of fluid flow and the velocity of the fluid relative to the nozzle, plus the product of the nozzle exit area and the difference between the exhaust pressure and ambient pressure. [[/a>|/a> ]]

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This article is based on NASA's Dictionary of Technical Terms for Aerospace Use