Accession Number:

AD0322061

Title:

Symposium on Detonation (3rd) held at the James Forrestal Research Center, Princeton University on September 26-28-1960

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1960-09-01

Pagination or Media Count:

194.0

Abstract:

CONTENTS Sensitiveness testing and its relation to the properties of explosives Sensitivity relationships A statistical correlation of impact sensitivity with oxygen balance for secondary explosives The electric-spark initiation of mixtures of high explosives and powdered electrical conductors Detonation and shocks review Detonation performance calculations using the Kistiakowsky-Wilson equation of state Energy release from chemical systems The detonation properties of DATB 1,3-diamino2,4,6-trinitrobenzene Non-steady detonation The shock initiation of detonation in liquid explosives Sensitivity of propellants Some studies on the shock initiation of explosives The influence of energy of decomposition of the transition from initiation to detonation.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Explosions

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE