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Studies on micro explosive driven blast wave propagation in confined domains using NONEL tubes

Oommen, C and Jagadeesh, G and Raghunandan, BN (2009) Studies on micro explosive driven blast wave propagation in confined domains using NONEL tubes. In: 26th International Symposium on Shock Waves, JUL 15-20, 2007, Gottingen, Germany, pp. 1515-1520.

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Abstract

Explosive driven micro blast waves are generated in the laboratory using NONEL tubes. The explosive mixture coated to the inner walls of the plastic Nonel tube comprises of HMX and Aluminum ( 18mg/m). The detonation is triggered electrically to generate micro blast waves from the open end of the tube. Flow visualization and over pressure measurements have been carried out to understand the propagation dynamics of these micro-blast waves in both confined and unconfined domains. The classical cubic root law used for large scale blast correlation appears to hold good even for these micro-blasts generated in the laboratory.

Item Type: Conference Paper
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Department/Centre: Division of Mechanical Sciences > Aerospace Engineering (Formerly, Aeronautical Engineering)
Date Deposited: 13 Dec 2009 09:15
Last Modified: 13 Dec 2009 09:15
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/23659

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