Detonation Pressure Measurements in TNT and OCTOL
ARMY BALLISTIC RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD
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Measurements have been made of the von Neumann spike pressure and Chapman-Jouguet pressure in TNT and Octol by a modification of the technique of Duff and Houston. Spike pressure of 259 kilobars in TNT and 452 kilobars in Octol and Chapman-Jouguet pressure of 213 kilobars in TNT and 314 kilobars in Octol are reported. Comparisons are made to previous data for TNT, no previous measurements for Octol were found for comparison.
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