Unsteady combustion of solid propellants subject to dynamic external radiant heating

S. F. Son, M. Q. Brewster

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Abstract

A theoretical and experimental investigation is being conducted on the effect of a dynamic external radiant heat flux on the combustion of energetic materials. These studies have illustrated the need for including the effect of the mean radiant heat flux and in-depth absorption. Also, a method for obtaining the linear frequency response function over a range of frequencies from a single test using series of radiant pulses is demonstrated. Experimental results have been obtained for an AP/HTPB propellant.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)31-36
Number of pages6
JournalFizika Goreniya i Vzryva
Volume29
Issue number3
StatePublished - May 1993
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Process Chemistry and Technology

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