Thermal Diffusivity of HNS High Explosive

  • R. E. Taylor
  • H. Groot
  • A. B. Donaldson


This paper reports results of a study in which the variances of thermal diffusivity and conductivity of HNS high explosive with temperature, fabrication compaction pressure, sample source, and thermal cycling were measured. The technique used was a modified flash method in which the unknown sample is sandwiched between two layers of known properties with the appropriate analysis used for data reduction.


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© Purdue Research Foundation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. E. Taylor
    • 1
  • H. Groot
    • 1
  • A. B. Donaldson
    • 2
  1. 1.Thermophysical Properties Research CenterPurdue University Research ParkWest LafayetteUSA
  2. 2.Sandia National LaboratoriesAlbuquerqueUSA

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