Chapter 6. Combustion of Double-Base Propellants

  1. Prof. Dr. Naminosuke Kubota

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch6

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 of Double-Base Propellants, in Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch6

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 of double-base propellants;
  • combustion of NC-NG propellants;
  • combustion of NC-TMETN propellants;
  • combustion of nitro-azide propellants;
  • catalyzed double-base propellants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Combustion of NC-NG Propellants

    • Burning Rate Characteristics

    • Combustion Wave Structure

    • Burning Rate Model

      • Model for Heat Feedback from the Gas Phase to the Condensed Phase

      • Burning Rate Calculated by a Simplified Gas-Phase Model

    • Energetics of the Gas Phase and Burning Rate

    • Temperature Sensitivity of Burning Rate

  • Combustion of NC-TMETN Propellants

    • Burning Rate Characteristics

    • Combustion Wave Structure

  • Combustion of Nitro-Azide Propellants

    • Burning Rate Characteristics

    • Combustion Wave Structure

  • Catalyzed Double-Base Propellants

    • Super-Rate, Plateau, and Mesa Burning

    • Effects of Lead Catalysts

      • Burning Rate Behavior of Catalyzed Liquid Nitrate Esters

      • Effect of Lead Compounds on Gas-Phase Reactions

    • Combustion of Catalyzed Double-Base Propellants

      • Burning Rate Characteristics

      • Reaction Mechanism in the Dark Zone

      • Reaction Mechanism in the Fizz Zone Structure

    • Combustion Models of Super-Rate, Plateau, and Mesa Burning

    • LiF-Catalyzed Double-Base Propellants

    • Ni-Catalyzed Double-Base Propellants

    • Suppression of Super-Rate and Plateau Burning