Accession Number:

AD0425362

Title:

Initiation of Detonation by Low Amplitude Shocks

Descriptive Note:

[Technical Report, Quarterly Report]

Corporate Author:

BUREAU OF MINES PITTSBURGH PA

Report Date:

1963-12-11

Pagination or Media Count:

29

Abstract:

Research is reported on the initiation and growth of detonations in propellants and explosives. Current emphasis is placed on reactions that result from low amplitude shock wave stimuli in liquid explosives the resultant decomposition is usually a low-velocity detonation.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

[A, Approved For Public Release]