Accession Number : AD0856226

Title :   The Role of the Scanning Electron Microscope in the Study of Solid Rocket Propellant Combustion,

Corporate Author : NAVAL WEAPONS CENTER CHINA LAKE CA

Personal Author(s) : Boggs, Thomas L. ; Prentice, Jack L. ; Kraeutle, Karl J. ; Crump, James E.

Report Date : JUL 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 31

Abstract : The scanning electron microscope (SEM) has provided data which have been used to infer the physical and thermochemical mechanisms of the following processes: ammonium perchlorate decomposition and deflagration, aluminum combustion, beryllium combustion, aluminum agglomeration, and solid propellant combustion. (Author)

Descriptors :   *ELECTRON MICROSCOPY), (*SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANTS, COMBUSTION), (*COMBUSTION, ELECTRON MICROSCOPES, DEFLAGRATION, BURNING RATE, AMMONIUM PERCHLORATE, PYROLYSIS, PRESSURE, HIGH SPEED PHOTOGRAPHY, BERYLLIUM, BERYLLIUM OXIDES, SOLID ROCKET PROPELLANT BINDERS, MELTING POINT, BOILING POINT, INTERACTIONS.

Subject Categories : Optics
      Combustion and Ignition
      Solid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE