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The role of transition metal oxides in the decomposition and explosion of arylammonium perchlorates

Rao, MV and Jaina, SR and Verneker, VR Pai (1980) The role of transition metal oxides in the decomposition and explosion of arylammonium perchlorates. In: Combustion and Flame, 39 (1). pp. 63-68.

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Abstract

The influence of MnO2, CuO, and NiO on the thermal decomposition and explosivity of arylammonium perchlorates has been studied by differential thermal analysis (DTA) and explosive sensitivity measurements. The metal oxides considerably sensitize both decomposition and explosion and the sensitizing effect is in the order NiO < CuO < MnO2. The accelerated decomposition or explosion seems to occur via the formation of an intermediate, metal perchlorate arylamine complex. The experimental evidence for the mechanism put forward has been included.

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to Elsevier Science.
Department/Centre: Division of Chemical Sciences > Inorganic & Physical Chemistry
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2010 11:04
Last Modified: 19 Sep 2010 05:36
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/21282

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