Accession Number:

ADA599303

Title:

Synthesis and Characterization of Mono-, Di-, and Tetranitrated 7,8-Disubstituted Glycolurils

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

ARMY RESEARCH LAB ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD WEAPONS AND MATERIALS RESEARCH DIRECTORATE

Report Date:

2014-02-01

Pagination or Media Count:

10.0

Abstract:

Three 7,8-disubstituted glycolurils were synthesized and subjected to various nitration conditions yielding the corresponding mono-, di-, and tetranitro derivatives. Prior to their synthesis, these nitrated compounds were evaluated computationally to determine their densities and heats of formation, from which explosive performance was predicted. Details on the methods used for the synthesis as well as the results from their computational analysis are discussed.

Subject Categories:

  • Organic Chemistry
  • Physical Chemistry
  • Numerical Mathematics
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE