Combustion, Explosion, and Shock Waves

, Volume 54, Issue 6, pp 689–697 | Cite as

Ignition and Combustion of Condensed Systems with Energy Fillers

  • V. A. Arkhipov
  • A. S. Zhukov
  • V. T. Kuznetsov
  • N. N. Zolotorev
  • N. A. Osipova
  • K. G. Perfil’evaEmail author


This paper describes the results of an experimental study of ignition and combustion of condensed systems, containing energy fillers, i.e., powders of aluminum, boron, aluminum borides, and titanium. Compositions on a hydrocarbon or active fuel binder with a combined oxidizer (ammonium perchlorate and/or ammonium nitrate) are considered. Thermodynamic estimates for the ballistic characteristics of the compositions under study are given. It is shown that a unit pulse increases by 3.5% with the replacement of aluminum by boron in the compositions considered. It is experimentally determined that the time delay of ignition of boron-containing compositions decreases in conductive and radiant heat transfer and that the stationary burning rate of boron and aluminum boride containing compositions increases. The efficiency of the impact of energy fillers on the characteristics of condensed systems as a function of the composition of a combined oxidizer is determined.


condensed system combined oxidizer ammonium perchlorate ammonium nitrate energy fillers aluminum boron aluminum boride titanium boride ignition delay time burning rate 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • V. A. Arkhipov
    • 1
  • A. S. Zhukov
    • 1
  • V. T. Kuznetsov
    • 1
  • N. N. Zolotorev
    • 1
  • N. A. Osipova
    • 1
  • K. G. Perfil’eva
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Tomsk State UniversityTomskRussia

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