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Max Q
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  1. In aerospace engineering, max Q is the point of maximum dynamic pressure, the point at which aerodynamic stress on a spacecraft in atmospheric flight is maximized

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 27, 2008
  2. Considering the definition of dynamic pressure: q=\rho v^2 / 2, where q is the amount of aerodynamic pressure, \rho is the air density and v is the vehicle speed, we have that such quantity

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 27, 2008
  3. is zero at lift-off, when the vehicle's speed v=0

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    created by user picturefactobot on December 27, 2008
  4. is zero outside the atmosphere, where the air density \rho=0

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  5. is always positive (or zero, as above) given the quantities involved

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