Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry

, Volume 94, Issue 1, pp 275–279 | Cite as

Thermochemistry of the binary system nitrocellulose+N-nitrodiethanolamine dinitrate



The melting and mixing enthalpy of the binary system nitrocellulose and N-nitrodiethanolamine dinitrate (DINA) was determined by DSC. The mixing enthalpy H max M = 1.95 kJ mol−1 had maximum at mass fraction x wDINA=0.46. The influence of samples storing on glass and endothermic transitions were studied. The temperature range of glass transition broadened with x wDINA what proved the increase of samples heterogeneity. For x wDINA≤0.750 no influence of samples storing on the phase changes was observed. The heat capacity change decreased and temperature range of glass transition increased for x wDINA≤0.500 what indicated the reduction of glass phase fraction in studied samples.


DSC glass transition melting enthalpy mixing enthalpy nitrocellulose N-nitrodiethanolamine dinitrate (DINA) 


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  1. 1.Department of ChemistryWarsaw University of TechnologyWarsawPoland

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