Accession Number : AD0661673

Title :   MATHEMATICAL AND EXPERIMENTAL INVESTIGATION OF THERMAL INITIATION OF EXPLOSION.

Descriptive Note : Progress rept. 1 Jul-30 Sep 67.

Corporate Author : LEHIGH UNIV BETHLEHEM PA INST OF RESEARCH

Report Date : 01 OCT 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 7

Abstract : A summary is given of studies involving the influence of particle size and other parameters on the decomposition and minimum explosion temperature of lead azide in the range 210C to 260C.

Descriptors :   (*EXPLOSIONS, THERMAL PROPERTIES), (*AZIDES, DECOMPOSITION), EXPLOSIVES, PARTICLE SIZE, AGING(MATERIALS), COLLOIDS, LEAD COMPOUNDS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives
      Explosions

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE