Mesoscale modeling of metalloaded high explosives

John B. Bdzil, Brandon Lieberthal, D. Scott Stewart

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Abstract

We describe a 3D approach to modeling multiphase blast explosive, which is primarily condensed explosive by volume with inert embedded particles. These embedded particles are uniform in size and placed on the array of a regular lattice. The asymptotic theory of detonation shock dynamics governs the detonation shock propagation in the explosive. Mesoscale hydrodynamic simulations are used to show how the particles are compressed, deformed, and accelerated by the highspeed detonation products flow.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages1343-1352
Number of pages10
StatePublished - Dec 1 2010
Event14th International Detonation Symposium, IDS 2010 - Coeur d'Alene, ID, United States
Duration: Apr 11 2010Apr 16 2010

Other

Other14th International Detonation Symposium, IDS 2010
CountryUnited States
CityCoeur d'Alene, ID
Period4/11/104/16/10

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Chemical Engineering(all)
  • Chemistry(all)
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Fuel Technology

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    Bdzil, J. B., Lieberthal, B., & Scott Stewart, D. (2010). Mesoscale modeling of metalloaded high explosives. 1343-1352. Paper presented at 14th International Detonation Symposium, IDS 2010, Coeur d'Alene, ID, United States.