Propellants and Explosives

Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion
Author(s): Naminosuke Kubota
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Apr 22, 2015
Product Number: EB00611876
Released: May 23, 2015
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9783527693504
Publisher: Wiley-VCH
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This third edition of the classic on the thermochemical aspects of the combustion of propellants and explosives is completely revised and updated and now includes a section on green propellants and offers an up-to-date view of the thermochemical aspects of combustion and corresponding applications. Clearly structured, the first half of the book presents an introduction to pyrodynamics, describing fundamental aspects of the combustion of energetic materials, while the second part highlights applications of energetic materials, such as propellants, explosives and pyrolants, with a focus on the phenomena occurring in rocket motors. Finally, an appendix gives a brief overview of the fundamentals of aerodynamics and heat transfer, which is a prerequisite for the study of pyrodynamics. A detailed reference for readers interested in rocketry or explosives technology.