Combustion, Explosion, and Shock Waves

, Volume 46, Issue 5, pp 599–603 | Cite as

Steady-State Detonation Wave Parameters in a FEFO/Nitrobenzene Solution

  • S. I. Torunov
  • A. V. Utkin
  • V. M. Mochalov
  • V. A. Garanin


This paper gives the results of experimental studies of the reaction zone structure during steady detonation in bis-(2-fluoro-2,2-dinitroethyl)-formal (FEFO, C5H6N4O10F2) and its mixtures with nitrobenzene (NB). For pure FEFO, the pressure and particle velocity at the Chapman—Jouguet point and the characteristic reaction time were measured. For FEFO/NB, the dependence of the detonation parameters of the mixture on the NB concentration was determined, and the detonation front was shown to be unstable in pure and in mixtures containing more than 30% NB.

Key words

liquid explosives bis-(2-fluoro-2,2-dinitroethyl)-formal 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. I. Torunov
    • 1
  • A. V. Utkin
    • 1
  • V. M. Mochalov
    • 1
  • V. A. Garanin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Problems of Chemical PhysicsChernogolovkaRussia

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