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Research and Development of High-performance Explosives

Research and Development of High-performance Explosives

Article DOI: 10.3791/52950 10:33 min February 20th, 2016
February 20th, 2016



Developmental testing of high explosives for military applications involves small-scale formulation, safety testing, and finally detonation performance tests to verify theoretical calculations. This paper will share typical development tests associated with the measurement of detonation velocity and detonation pressure.



High-performance Explosives Research And Development Detonation Velocity Detonation Pressure Novel Explosive Formulation Piezoelectric Pins Photonic Doppler Velocimetry Window Test Procedure Explosive Samples Machined Acrylic Tubes Detonator Test Chamber Test Charge Time Of Arrival Pressure Data Characterize Explosive Formulations Optimize Explosive Formulations Explosive Engineers Erik Wrobel Rodger Cornell Photonic Doppler Velocimetry Accurate Measurement Of Detonation Pressure BNC Cables
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