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Applications of Turbulent and Multiphase Combustion

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ISBN-10: 1118127560

ISBN-13: 9781118127568

Edition: 2012

Authors: Kenneth K. Kuo, Ragini Acharya

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This book is the second of two follow-on volumes to the authors bestseller, Principles of Combustion, Second Edition published in 2005. This text focuses on applications, with coverage not available elsewhere, including solid propellants, burning behavior, and chemical boundary layer flows. Kuo provides a multiphase systems approach beginning with more common topics and moving to higher level applications. As with Kuos earlier book, large numbers of examples and problems and a solutions manual are provided.
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Book details

List price: $150.00
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 5/15/2012
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 600
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Solid Propellants and Their Combustion Characteristics
Background of Solid Propellant Combustion
Definition of Solid Propellants
Desirable Characteristics of Solid Propellants
Calculation of Oxygen Balance
Homogeneous Propellants
Decomposition Characteristics of NC
Heterogeneous Propellants (or Composite Propellants)
Major Types of Ingredients in Solid Propellants
Description of Oxidizer Ingredients
Description of Fuel Binders
Curing and Cross-Linking Agents
Applications of Solid Propellants
Hazard Classifications of Solid Propellants
Material Characterization of Propellants
Propellant Density Calculation
Propellant Mass Fraction
Viscoelastic Behavior of Solid Propellants
Thermal Profile in a Burning Solid Propellant
Surface and Subsurface Temperature Measurements of Solid Propellants
Interfacial Energy Flux Balance at the Solid Propellant Surface
Energy Equation for the Gas Phase
Burning Rate of Solid Propellants
Temperature Sensitivity of Burning Rate
Measurement of Propellant Burning Rate by Using a Strand Burner
Measurement of Propellant Burning Rate by Using a Small-Scale Motor
Burning Rate Temperature Sensitivity of Neat Ingredients
Solid-Propellant Rocket and Gun Performance Parameters
Performance Parameters of a Solid Rocket Motor
Thrust of a Solid Rocket Motor
Specific Impulse of a Solid Rocket Motor
Density-Specific Impulse
Effective Vacuum Exhaust Velocity
Characteristic Velocity C *
Pressure Sensitivity of Burning Rate
Thrust Coefficient Efficiency
Effect of Pressure Exponent on Stable/Unstable Burning in Solid Rocket Motor
Performance Parameters of Solid-Propellant Gun Systems
Energy Balance Equation
Efficiencies of Gun Propulsion Systems
Heat of Explosion (Ho ex)
Relative Quickness, Relative Force, and Deviations in Muzzle Velocity
Dynamic Vivacity
Thermal Decomposition and Combustion of Nitramines
Thermophysical Properties of Selected Nitramines
Polymorphic Forms of Nitramines
Polymorphic Forms of HMX
Polymorphic Forms of RDX
Thermal Decomposition of RDX
Explanation of Opposite Trends on ?- and ?-RDX Decomposition with Increasing Pressure
Thermal Decomposition Mechanisms of RDX
Homolytic N�N Bond Cleavage
Concerted Ring Opening Mechanism of RDX
Successive HONO Elimination Mechanism of RDX
Analysis of Three Decomposition Mechanisms
Formation of Foam Layer Near RDX Burning Surface
Gas-Phase Reactions of RDX
Development of Gas-Phase Reaction Mechanism for RDX Combustion
Modeling of RDX Monopropellant Combustion with Surface Reactions
Processes in Foam-Layer Region
Reactions Considered in the Foam Layer
Evaporation and Condensation Consideration for RDX
Boundary Conditions
Numerical Methods Used for RDX Combustion Model with Foam Layer
Predicted Flame Structure
Common Ingredients in Homogeneous Propellants
Combustion Wave Structure of a Double-Base Propellant
Burning Rate Behavior of a Double-Base Propellant
Burning Rate Behavior of Catalyzed Nitrate-Ester Propellants
Thermal Wave Structure and Pyrolysis Law of Homogeneous Propellants
Dark Zone Residence Time Correlation
Modeling and Prediction of Homogeneous Propellant Combustion Behavior
Multi-Ingredient Model of Miller and Anderson
NC: A Special Case Ingredient
Comparison of Calculated Propellant Burning Rates with the Experimental Data
Transient Burning Characterization of Homogeneous Solid Propellant
What is Dynamic Burning?
Theoretical Models for Dynamic Burning
dp/dt Approach
Flame Description Approach
Zel�dovich Approach
Characterization of Dynamic Burning of JA2 Propellant Using the Zel�dovich Approach
Experimental Measurement of Dynamic Burning Rate of JA2 Propellant
Novozhilov Stability Parameters
Novozhilov Stability Parameters for JA2 Propellant
Some Problems Associated with Dynamic Burning Characterization
Factors Influencing Dynamic Burning
Roe-Pike Method
Entropy Condition and
Higher Order Correctio