Chemistry and Alternative Usage of Missile Propellants Stored in Azerbaijan

  • A. Murat Gizir
  • Nermin Simsek Kus
  • Recep Ozen
Part of the NATO Science Series II: Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry book series (NAII, volume 162)


The storage of liquid missile propellants Samine (mixture of xylidine and triethyl amine) and Isonite (isopropyl amine) present a great environmental problem in Azerbaijan. These compounds are no longer in use as propellants. In this paper we will discuss some chemical properties, production and alternative usage of these compounds in industry apart from being propellants and we will give some recommendations for alternative usage with respect to public and environmental safety.


Mefenamic Acid Isopropyl Amine Liquid Rocket Engine Alternative Usage Tank Truck 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Murat Gizir
    • 1
  • Nermin Simsek Kus
    • 1
  • Recep Ozen
    • 1
  1. 1.Mersin University Arts and Science Faculty Chemistry Department Mersin-TurkeyTurkey

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