Investigation of the Pressure After an Explosion in a Closed Vessel

Authors
  1. Gottlieb, J.J.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Suffield, Ralston ALTA (CAN)
Abstract
Pressure measurements were made in a closed vessel in which pentaerythritol tetranitrate (PETN), a pure explosive, and primacord, a wrapped PETN explosive, were used. A thermodynamic analysis is presented which accurately predicts the pressures measured in the PETN trials.
Report Number
DRES-TP-371 — Technical Paper
Date of publication
15 Mar 1971
Number of Pages
40
DSTKIM No
71-02782
CANDIS No
9060
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Originator's fiche received by DSIS

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