Accession Number : ADB131923


Title :   Compendium of Nitromethane Data Relevant to the Tactical Explosive System (TEXS) Program


Descriptive Note : Final rept. Aug 1988-Mar 1989


Corporate Author : ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL NJ FIRE SUPPORT ARMAMENT CENTER


Personal Author(s) : Hershkowitz, J ; Dobratz, B M


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/b131923.pdf


Report Date : Apr 1989


Pagination or Media Count : 257


Abstract : A comprehensive search of the literature was conducted on nitromethane and hazards associated in its use. Each reference was reviewed and a summary provided. These summaries were grouped into the categories: Adiabatic compression, detonation, tests, change in properties, health hazards, and problems. Associated with use in the Tactical Explosive System (TEXS). A guide to the use of the compendium and suggestions for research are included.


Descriptors :   *HAZARDS , *EXPLOSIVES , *NITROMETHANE , PHYSICAL PROPERTIES , LOW VELOCITY , SEARCHING , IGNITION , DETONATIONS , LIQUID PROPELLANTS , CHEMICAL REACTIONS , COMBUSTION , HEALTH


Subject Categories : Safety Engineering
      Ammunition and Explosives


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE