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Title: Waveforms Measured in Confined Thermobaric Explosion

Abstract

Experiments with 1.5-g Shock-Dispersed-Fuel (SDF) charges have been conducted in six different chambers. Both flake Aluminum and TNT were used as the fuel. Static pressure gauges on the chamber wall were the main diagnostic. Waveforms for explosions in air were significantly larger than those in nitrogen - thereby demonstrating a strong thermobaric (combustion) effect. This effect increases as the confinement volume decreases and the mixture richness approaches 1.

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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1046795
Report Number(s):
UCRL-CONF-231296
TRN: US201215%%535
DOE Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: Presented at: 37th International Conference Energetic Materials Characterisation and Performance of Advanced Systems, Karlsruhe, Germany, Jun 26 - Jun 29, 2007
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
71 CLASSICAL AND QUANTUM MECHANICS, GENERAL PHYSICS; AIR; ALUMINIUM; COMBUSTION; CONFINEMENT; EXPLOSIONS; MIXTURES; NITROGEN; PERFORMANCE; TNT; WAVE FORMS

Citation Formats

Reichenbach, H, Neuwald, P, and Kuhl, A L. Waveforms Measured in Confined Thermobaric Explosion. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Reichenbach, H, Neuwald, P, & Kuhl, A L. Waveforms Measured in Confined Thermobaric Explosion. United States.
Reichenbach, H, Neuwald, P, and Kuhl, A L. Fri . "Waveforms Measured in Confined Thermobaric Explosion". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1046795.
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abstractNote = {Experiments with 1.5-g Shock-Dispersed-Fuel (SDF) charges have been conducted in six different chambers. Both flake Aluminum and TNT were used as the fuel. Static pressure gauges on the chamber wall were the main diagnostic. Waveforms for explosions in air were significantly larger than those in nitrogen - thereby demonstrating a strong thermobaric (combustion) effect. This effect increases as the confinement volume decreases and the mixture richness approaches 1.},
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year = {Fri May 04 00:00:00 EDT 2007},
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