Combustion, Explosion and Shock Waves

, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp 370–372 | Cite as

Explosion energy of water-compatible explosives (RDX)

  • V. I. Vashchenko
  • Yu. N. Matyushin
  • V. I. Pepekin
  • A. Ya. Apin
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Summary

  1. 1.

    It has been shown experimentally that the heat of explosion per unit weight of various fractions of RDX increases linearly as the water content of the charge increases from 0 to 24%.

     
  2. 2.

    It has been established that introducing more than 24% water into the charge does not result in a further increase in the heat of explosion.

     
  3. 3.

    The difference of the heats of explosion of two RDX fractions with the same water content is explained.

     
  4. 4.

    A chemical analysis of the explosion products of polydisperse RDX has made it possible to ascertain the chemical reactions associated with the explosive decomposition of RDX containing water.

     
  5. 5.

    It is shown that in the case of systems containing water the release of explosion energy is more nearly complete.

     

Keywords

Explosive Explosion Product Explosion Energy Explosive Decomposition Maximum Energy Release 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. I. Vashchenko
  • Yu. N. Matyushin
  • V. I. Pepekin
  • A. Ya. Apin

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