Accession Number:

ADB131923

Title:

Compendium of Nitromethane Data Relevant to the Tactical Explosive System (TEXS) Program

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. Aug 1988-Mar 1989

Corporate Author:

ARMY ARMAMENT RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT AND ENGINEERING CENTER PICATINNY ARSENAL NJ FIRE SUPPORT ARMAMENT CENTER

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1989-04-01

Pagination or Media Count:

257.0

Abstract:

A comprehensive search of the literature was conducted on nitromethane and hazards associated in its use. Each reference was reviewed and a summary provided. These summaries were grouped into the categories Adiabatic compression, detonation, tests, change in properties, health hazards, and problems. Associated with use in the Tactical Explosive System TEXS. A guide to the use of the compendium and suggestions for research are included.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE