TVR-1180C Mk1 Stack Tri-Coupler
The TVR-1180C Mk1 Stack Tri-Coupler is a unique module that allows for a single rocket to branch into 3 separate stacks. Note that Liquid Fuel does not flow through couplers.
The TVR-1180C is currently the only Coupler that is not a Decoupler, meaning that it does not jettison anything nor does it add a stage to the rocket. It should be noted that although it branches into 3 separate stacks, they are unsupported and prone to bending/breaking if the weight and thrust are not properly distributed.
This is the default config file for the TVR-1180C Mk1 Stack Tri-Coupler
// this is a sample config file, for determining a good file format for defining part parameters // comment line - ignored by cfg parser // empty lines, or lines without a '=' sign are also ignored // all other lines are split at the '=' sign, and the left operand is used to know what parameter we are setting // diferent parameters require data in different formats (see docs), and each module has it's own parameters (again, see docs) // each assignment must be in a single line. Lines without assignments will be ignored. (You CAN turn on word wrap, though) // each keyword here relates to an existing variable in the assigned module. If the keyword isn't found, it is ignored. // conversely, if a keyword is left unassigned (as in not in the file), it will be initialized with it's default value // This is done automatically, so any public variable defined in the loaded module can be accessed this way (provided it's value can be parsed) // --- general parameters --- name = stackTriCoupler module = Strut author = HarvesteR // --- asset parameters --- mesh = triCoupler.DAE scale = 0.1 texture = main.png specPower = 0.1 rimFalloff = 3 alphaCutoff = 0.0 // --- node definitions --- // definition format is Position X, Position Y, Position Z, Up X, Up Y, Up Z node_stack_top = -0.164909, 3.17728, -0.651178, 0.0, 1.0, 0.0 node_stack_bottom01 = -5.92117, -2.65185, 2.6722, 0.0, 1.0, 0.0 node_stack_bottom02 = 5.59136, -2.65185, 2.6722, 0.0, 1.0, 0.0 node_stack_bottom03 = -0.164909, -2.65185, -7.29794, 0.0, 1.0, 0.0 // --- FX definitions --- // --- editor parameters --- cost = 680 category = 2 subcategory = 0 title = TVR-1180C Mk1 Stack Tri-Coupler //manufacturer = O.M.B. Demolition Enterprises description = The Stack Tricoupler! If your stack is lacking in awesomeness, this is the tool for you! Just remember that this is not a decoupler, and won't separate stages. // attachment rules: stack, srfAttach, allowStack, allowSrfAttach, allowCollision attachRules = 1,0,1,0,0 // stack symmetry is required if parts are to attach symmetrically onto this one. possible values are 0, 1, 2, 3, 5, 7 stackSymmetry = 2 // --- standard part parameters --- mass = 0.8 dragModelType = default maximum_drag = 0.3 minimum_drag = 0.3 angularDrag = 3 crashTolerance = 12 maxTemp = 3400 // ----- DO NOT EDIT BELOW THIS POINT ------