STRUCTURE OF DUST DETONATIONS.

P. Wolanski, Denz Lee, M. Sichel, C. W. Kauffman, J. A. Nicholls

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Abstract

Detonation of dusts with different gaseous oxidizers have recently been of interest because of their possible role in dust explosions. It is found that some dusts detonate in air while many more are detonable in pure oxygen or air enriched by oxygen. A model for the reaction zone of a dust detonation taking two-phase flow effects and wall losses into account has been developed. The flow in the reaction zone is assumed to be one-dimensional and steady.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationProgress in Astronautics and Aeronautics
EditorsJ.Ray Bowen, Numa Manson, Antoni K. Oppenheim, R.I. Soloukhin
PublisherAIAA
Pages241-263
Number of pages23
ISBN (Print)0915928914
Publication statusPublished - 1984 Dec 1

Publication series

NameProgress in Astronautics and Aeronautics
Volume94
ISSN (Print)0079-6050

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering(all)

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    Wolanski, P., Lee, D., Sichel, M., Kauffman, C. W., & Nicholls, J. A. (1984). STRUCTURE OF DUST DETONATIONS. In J. R. Bowen, N. Manson, A. K. Oppenheim, & R. I. Soloukhin (Eds.), Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics (pp. 241-263). (Progress in Astronautics and Aeronautics; Vol. 94). AIAA.