Accession Number : AD0732450

Title :   Stability Considerations for a Hotwire Initiator Model.

Descriptive Note : Technical rept.,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS LAB DAHLGREN VA

Personal Author(s) : Montgomery,Robert L. ; Smith,Thomas W.

Report Date : MAY 1971

Pagination or Media Count : 18

Abstract : A finite difference scheme used to approximate the heat conduction equations of an electrically actuated initiator is examined. The stability of the scheme is found to be a function of the initiator parameters and the time and spatial step sizes. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*EXPLOSIVES INITIATORS, THERMAL STABILITY), THERMAL CONDUCTIVITY, SPECIFIC HEAT, THERMAL DIFFUSION, AUTOIGNITION, THEORY, MATHEMATICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE