Chapter 3. Combustion Wave Propagation

  1. Prof. Dr. Naminosuke Kubota

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch3

Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition

Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kubota, N. (2006) Combustion Wave Propagation, in Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch3

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;
  • combustion wave propagation;
  • combustion reactions;
  • combustion wave of a premixed gas;
  • structures of combustion waves;
  • ignition reactions;
  • energetic materials

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Combustion Reactions

    • Ignition and Combustion

    • Premixed and Diffusion Flames

    • Laminar and Turbulent Flames

  • Combustion Wave of a Premixed Gas

    • Governing Equations for the Combustion Wave

    • Rankine–Hugoniot Relationships

    • Chapman–Jouguet Points

  • Structures of Combustion Waves

    • Detonation Wave

    • Deflagration Wave

  • Ignition Reactions

    • The Ignition Process

    • Thermal Theory of Ignition

    • Flammability Limit

  • Combustion Waves of Energetic Materials

    • Thermal Theory of Burning Rate

      • Thermal Model of Combustion Wave Structure

      • Thermal Structure in the Condensed Phase

      • Thermal Structure in the Gas Phase

      • Burning Rate Model

    • Flame Stand-Off Distance

    • Burning Rate Characteristics of Energetic Materials

      • Pressure Exponent of Burning Rate

      • Temperature Sensitivity of Burning Rate

    • Analysis of Temperature Sensitivity of Burning Rate