Accession Number:

AD1000063

Title:

Burning Phenomena of Solid Propellants

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Oct 1985,30 Oct 2000

Corporate Author:

U.S. Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground

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Report Date:

2001-07-30

Pagination or Media Count:

30.0

Abstract:

Dynamic behavior of the burning surface of propellants has been captured as a function of pressure via movies taken with a 30-frames s vi deo camera. These movies can be played with the CD version of this manuscript. A windowed vessel capable of pressurization was used to burn the propellants XM39, M43, HMX2, MlO, M30, JA2, and RDX over a pressure range from 0.1 to 3 MPa. The SVHS video camera was angled down to capture the dynamic surface behavior and provide some basis for assessing the validity of a one-dimensional approximation of the surface. Along with these propellant movies, plots of linear burning rate vs. pressure h ave been included.

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE