Chapter 4. Energetics of Propellants and Explosives

  1. Prof. Dr. Naminosuke Kubota

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch4

Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition

Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kubota, N. (2006) Energetics of Propellants and Explosives, in Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch4

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;
  • energetics of propellants;
  • energetics of explosives;
  • crystalline materials;
  • polymeric materials;
  • classification;
  • formulation of propellants;
  • nitropolymer propellants;
  • composite propellants;
  • composite-modified double-base propellants;
  • black powder

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Crystalline Materials

    • Physicochemical Properties of Crystalline Materials

    • Perchlorates

      • Ammonium Perchlorate

      • Nitronium Perchlorate

      • Potassium Perchlorate

    • Nitrates

      • Ammonium Nitrate

      • Potassium Nitrate and Sodium Nitrate

      • Pentaerythrol Tetranitrate

      • Triaminoguanidine Nitrate

    • Nitro Compounds

    • Nitramines

  • Polymeric Materials

    • Physicochemical Properties of Polymeric Materials

    • Nitrate Esters

    • Inert Polymers

    • Azide Polymers

      • GAP

      • BAMO

  • Classification of Propellants and Explosives

  • Formulation of Propellants

  • Nitropolymer Propellants

    • Single-Base Propellants

    • Double-Base Propellants

      • NC-NG Propellants

      • NC-TMETN Propellants

      • Nitro-Azide Polymer Propellants

      • Chemical Materials of Double-Base Propellants

  • Composite Propellants

    • AP Composite Propellants

      • AP-HTPB Propellants

      • AP-GAP Propellants

      • Chemical Materials of AP Composite Propellants

    • AN Composite Propellants

    • Nitramine Composite Propellants

    • HNF Composite Propellants

    • TAGN Composite Propellants

  • Composite-Modified Double-Base Propellants

    • AP-CMDB Propellants

    • Nitramine CMDB Propellants

    • Triple-Base Propellants

  • Black Powder

  • Formulation of Explosives

    • Industrial Explosives

      • ANFO Explosives

      • Slurry Explosives

    • Military Explosives

      • TNT-Based Explosives

      • Plastic-Bonded Explosives