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Keshavarz, Mohammad Hossein / Klapötke, Thomas M.

Energetic Compounds

Methods for Prediction of their Performance

Series:De Gruyter Textbook

    500,00 € / $580.00 / £454.50*

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    Publication Date:
    July 2017
    Copyright year:
    2017
    ISBN
    978-3-11-052186-3
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    Overview

    • Presents methods for the design, synthesis and development of novel energetic compounds.
    • Discusses tools to predict the performance of these compounds to reduce costs associated with synthesis, testing and evaluation.

    Aims and Scope

    Since the synthesis and development of new energetic materials require identification of promising candidates for additional study and elimination of poor candidates from further consideration, it is important for engineers, scientists and industries to assess the performance of the new compounds for reducing costs associated with synthesis, testing and evaluation of these materials. Nowadays different approaches have been used to predict the performance of energetic compounds, which can be recognized to be cost-effective, environmentally-desirable and time-saving capabilities. This book reviews different methods for the assessment of the performance of an energetic compound through its heat of detonation, detonation pressure, detonation velocity, detonation temperature, Gurney energy and power (strength). The book also focuses on the detonation pressure and detonation velocity of non-ideal aluminized energetic compounds. Simple and reliable methods are demonstrated in detail where they can be easily used for the design, synthesis and development of novel energetic compounds.

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    Mohammad H. Keshavarz, Malek-ashtar University of Technology, Iran; Thomas M. Klapötke, LMU Munich, Germany

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