Accession Number : ADD007455

Title :   Liquid Propellant.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Mastroianni,Joseph ; Newton,William F

Report Date : 17 Jun 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : A liquid monopropellant, suitable as a gun propellant, is obtained from a liquid composition comprising from about 70 to about 95 weight percent of a liquid nitrated organic compound and from about 5 to 30 weight percent of a diester represented by the formula ROOC(CH2)n COOR wherein R represents an alkyl of 3 to 5 carbon atoms and n is either 5 or 7. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Liquid propellants, *Monopropellants, Gun propellants, Oxidizers, Catalysts, Additives, Bipropellants, Desensitizing, Propylene glycol, Phenylamines, Ethyl centralite, Sensitivity, Nitrates, Organic compounds, Specific impulse, Viscosity

Subject Categories : Liquid Rocket Propellants

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE