Chapter 7. Combustion of Composite Propellants

  1. Prof. Dr. Naminosuke Kubota

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch7

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 Composite Propellants, in Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch7

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 composite propellants;
  • AP composite propellants;
  • nitramine composite propellants;
  • AP-nitramine composite propellants;
  • TAGN-GAP composite propellants;
  • AN-azide polymer composite propellants;
  • AP-GAP composite propellants

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • AP Composite Propellants

    • Combustion Wave Structure

      • Premixed Flame of AP Particles and Diffusion Flame

      • Combustion Wave Structure of Oxidizer-Rich AP Propellants

    • Burning Rate Characteristics

      • Effect of AP Particle Size

      • Effect of the Binder

      • Temperature Sensitivity

    • Catalyzed AP Composite Propellants

      • Positive Catalysts

      • LiF Negative Catalyst

      • SrCO3 Negative Catalyst

  • Nitramine Composite Propellants

    • Burning Rate Characteristics

      • Effect of Nitramine Particle Size

      • Effect of Binder

    • Combustion Wave Structure

    • HMX-GAP Propellants

      • Physicochemical Properties of Propellants

      • Burning Rate and Combustion Wave Structure

    • Catalyzed Nitramine Composite Propellants

      • Super-Rate Burning of HMX Composite Propellants

      • Super-Rate Burning of HMX-GAP Propellants

      • LiF Catalysts for Super-Rate Burning

      • Catalyst Action of LiF on Combustion Wave

  • AP-Nitramine Composite Propellants

    • Theoretical Performance

    • Burning Rate

      • Effects of AP/RDX Mixture Ratio and Particle Size

      • Effect of Binder

  • TAGN-GAP Composite Propellants

    • Physicochemical Characteristics

    • Burning Rate and Combustion Wave Structure

  • AN-Azide Polymer Composite Propellants

    • AN-GAP Composite Propellants

    • AN-(BAMO-AMMO)-HMX Composite Propellants

  • AP-GAP Composite Propellants

  • ADN, HNF, and HNIW Composite Propellants