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Detonation and critical diameters of heterogeneous explosives.
Acta Astronaut 1976 Jan; 3:795-810
A kinetic lattice model of heterogeneous detonation reaction is developed which treats localized ignition and grain burning as an integral part of the detonation reaction, and which allows the reaction time to be defined in terms of a large set of competing reaction rates, defined for all the components of an explosive mixture. Examples are shown that predict the explosive group behavior described by price and the critical diameters for several types of explosive materials.
OP; Journal Article
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