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Studies On Thermal-Decomposition Of Double-Base Propellants

Verneker, VRP and Kishore, K and Subhas, CBV (1983) Studies On Thermal-Decomposition Of Double-Base Propellants. In: Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets, 20 (2). pp. 141-143.

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The scanning thermogram of a block sample of a double-base propellant shows a shoulder around 200°C which is not observed in a powder sample of the sample propellant. The heat of decomposition was also found to be different In the two cases. Product analysis and activation energy calculations show that nitroglycerine un dergoes decomposition in the block sample, whereas it vaporizes in the powder sample.

Item Type: Journal Article
Publication: Journal of Spacecraft and Rockets
Publisher: American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 11 Feb 2010 10:14
Last Modified: 11 Feb 2010 10:20
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ac.in/id/eprint/20871

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