Accession Number:

ADA160951

Title:

Hazards of Chemical Rockets and Propellants. Volume 1. Safety, Health, and the Environment.

Descriptive Note:

Manual for 1 Jan 72-30 Jun 85,

Corporate Author:

CHEMICAL PROPULSION INFORMATION AGENCY LAUREL MD

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1985-06-30

Pagination or Media Count:

362.0

Abstract:

This manual is intended solely as a source of information and as a set of basic guidelines for the processing, handling, storage and transportation of chemical rocket and gun propellants and propellant ingredients. This volume, the first of three, contains general information within the limitations described above. The general topics include explosion effects and damage, acoustic energy hazards, health effects, environmental effects, hazards analysisrisk analysis, hazards classification, hazard monitoring and identification, packaging, transportation and transportability, and fire prevention and protection. This material is presented in a general form in order to provide an overall understanding of the problem and and the types of resources available to the user of the manual.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Ammunition and Explosives
  • Liquid Rocket Propellants
  • Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE