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Temperature profiles of reactive biliquid systems prior to ignition

Jain, SR and Mimani, T (1990) Temperature profiles of reactive biliquid systems prior to ignition. In: Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry, 36 (7-8). pp. 2393-2406.

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Abstract

A thin-film thermometric device was used to record the temperature profiles of the exothermic reactions occurring between various substituted benzenes and anhydrous nitric acid. A comparison of the profiles indicated that the extent of exothermicity and the rate of heat evolution depend on the substituent/s on the benzene ring. The initial reaction was identified as nitration, which is accompanied by other exothermic reactions, especially in systems leading to ignition. The profiles of the self-igniting systems, amine-$HNO_3$ and amine-$N_2O_4$, suggest that, apart from their individual exothermicities, the specific nature of the fuel-oxidizer reaction also plays an important role in the onset of ignition.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Akadémiai Kiadó. John Wiley & Sons, Limited, Chichester is the publisher of English version.
Keywords: thin-film;thermometric device;exothermic reaction;fuel-oxidizer reaction
Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering (Formerly, Aeronautical Engineering)
Date Deposited: 27 Dec 2007
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 04:41
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/12586

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