Combustion, Explosion and Shock Waves

, Volume 41, Issue 1, pp 88–96 | Cite as

Chemical interaction of components in a solid explosive mixture under an impact

  • A. V. Dubovik


By an example of two explosive mixtures of the oxidizer-fuel type, the effect of chemical reactions between the components of the mixture on the critical parameters of explosion initiation by an impact is considered. It is shown that the contribution of intermolecular reactions to the energy balance of the mixture increases with the magnitude of the oxygen balance of the oxidizer. Accordingly, the mixture becomes more sensitive to the impact.

Key words

sensitivity impact explosion oxidizer fuel 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • A. V. Dubovik
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  1. 1.Semenov Institute of Chemical PhysicsRussian Academy of SciencesMoscow

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