Chapter 10. Formation of Energetic Pyrolants

  1. Prof. Dr. Naminosuke Kubota

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch10

Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition

Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kubota, N. (2006) Formation of Energetic Pyrolants, in Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch10

Author Information

  1. Asahi Kasei Chemicals, Propellant Combustion Laboratory, Arca East, Kinshi 3-2-1, Sumidaku, Tokyo 130-6591, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 JAN 2007
  2. Published Print: 20 OCT 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527314249

Online ISBN: 9783527610105

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Keywords:

  • propellants;
  • explosives;
  • formation of energetic pyrolants;
  • differentiation of propellants;
  • differentiation of explosives;
  • differentiation of pyrolants;
  • energetics of pyrolants;
  • energetics of elements;
  • selection criteria of chemicals;
  • oxidizer components;
  • fuel components;
  • metal azides

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Differentiation of Propellants, Explosives, and Pyrolants

    • Thermodynamic Energy of Pyrolants

    • Thermodynamic Properties

  • Energetics of Pyrolants

    • Reactants and Products

    • Generation of Heat and Products

  • Energetics of Elements

    • Physicochemical Properties of Elements

    • Heats of Combustion of Elements

  • Selection Criteria of Chemicals

    • Characteristics of Pyrolants

    • Physicochemical Properties of Pyrolants

    • Formulations of Pyrolants

  • Oxidizer Components

    • Metallic Crystalline Oxidizers

      • Potassium Nitrate

      • Potassium Perchlorate

      • Potassium Chlorate

      • Barium Nitrate

      • Barium Chlorate

      • Strontium Nitrate

      • Sodium Nitrate

    • Metallic Oxides

    • Metallic Sulfides

    • Fluorine Compounds

  • Fuel Components

    • Metallic Fuels

    • Non-metallic Solid Fuels

      • Boron

      • Carbon

      • Silicon

      • Sulfur

    • Polymeric Fuels

      • Nitropolymers

      • Polymeric Azides

      • Hydrocarbon Polymers

  • Metal Azides