Chapter 9. Combustion of Explosives

  1. Prof. Dr. Naminosuke Kubota

Published Online: 5 JAN 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch9

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 Explosives, in Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion, Second Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527610105.ch9

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 explosives;
  • detonation characteristics;
  • density and detonation velocity;
  • critical diameter;
  • applications of detonation phenomena

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Detonation Characteristics

    • Detonation Velocity and Pressure

    • Estimation of Detonation Velocity of CHNO Explosives

    • Equation of State for Detonation of Explosives

  • Density and Detonation Velocity

    • Energetic Explosive Materials

    • Industrial Explosives

      • ANFO Explosives

      • Slurry and Emulsion Explosives

    • Military Explosives

      • TNT-Based Explosives

      • Plastic-Bonded Explosives

  • Critical Diameter

  • Applications of Detonation Phenomena

    • Formation of a Flat Detonation Wave

    • Munroe Effect

    • Hopkinnson Effect

    • Underwater Explosion