Rheology pp 591-596 | Cite as

The Rheological Assessment of Propellants

  • F. S. Baker
  • R. E. Carter
  • R. C. Warren


Propellants are made by incorporating fillers and volatile solvents with a paste of nitroglycerine and nitrocellulose, the former acting as a plasticiser. The extruded dough is cut to length and dried.


Shear Rate Flow Curve Solvent Concentration Apparent Shear Rate Limit Shear Stress 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • F. S. Baker
    • 1
  • R. E. Carter
    • 1
  • R. C. Warren
    • 2
  1. 1.Propellants, Explosives and Rocket Motor EstablishmentWaltham AbbeyEssexEngland
  2. 2.Weapons Systems Research LaboratoriesSalisburySouth Australia

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