Accession Number : ADA334378

Title :   JANNAF Propulsion Systems Hazards Subcommittee Meeting (1997), Volume 1, Held in Palm Beach Gardens Marriott, West Palm Beach, Florida on 27-30 October 1997

Descriptive Note : Meeting proceedings 8 Nov 96-30 Oct 97

Corporate Author : CHEMICAL PROPULSION INFORMATION AGENCY COLUMBIA MD

Personal Author(s) : Becker, Dorothy L.

Report Date : OCT 1997

Pagination or Media Count : 261

Abstract : This publication, the first of two volumes, contains 22 unclassified/unlimited technical papers presented at the 1997 meeting of the Joint Army-Navy-NASA.Air Force (JANNAF) Propulsion Systems Hazards Subcommittee (PSHS) held 27-30 October 1997 at the Palm Beach Gardens Marriott Hotel, West Palm Beach, FL. Topics covered include: impact explosion hazards of class 1.3 solid rocket propellants, detonation phenomena, thermal decomposition and cookoff hazards, vulnerability of solid and liquid gun propellants, impact and shock initiation phenomena, burn-to-violent reaction phenomena, and hazard issues related to demilitarization. The complete proceedings of the meeting are published in two volumes. Volume II contains 21 unclassified/limited papers.

Descriptors :   *HAZARDS, *PROPULSION SYSTEMS, IMPACT, VULNERABILITY, EXPLOSION EFFECTS, PROPELLANTS, SHOCK, DEMILITARIZATION, ORDNANCE, ROCKET ENGINES, COOK OFF, PYROLYSIS, DETONATIONS, ROCKET PROPULSION, ROCKET PROPELLANTS, SOLID PROPELLANTS, LIQUID GUN PROPELLANTS.

Subject Categories : Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE