Accession Number : AD0913408


Title :   Proceedings International Pyrotechnics Seminar (3rd), Held at Colorado Springs, Colorado, 21-25 August 1972


Corporate Author : DENVER RESEARCH INST CO


Personal Author(s) : Blunt, Ralph M


Full Text : http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/913408.pdf


Report Date : Jan 1972


Pagination or Media Count : 455


Abstract : Contents: Possible Mechanisms for Burning Rate/Candlepower Enhancement in Illuminants; Gas Generators for Inflating Auto Crash Bags; A comparison of Ground and Atomized Magnesium in Pour-Cast Illuminants; Formation of Pyrophoric Fragments; Development and Evaluation of Explosive Materials for the Task of Explosive Dispersion of Projectiles; Pyrotechnic Flare Spectroscopy II; The Chemical Reactivity of Ferric Oxide; Feasibility Study of a Self- Suspending Flare System; Some Factors Affecting Burning Rates and Variability of Tungsten and Manganese Delay Compositions; The State-of-the-Art of Navy pyrotechnic Delays; Analytical and Functional Tests of Naturally Aged Explosive Ordnance in the Pershing Leap Program; Properties and Applications of Boron/potassium Nitrate; The Influence of Transition Metal Compounds on the Aluminum- Sodium Nitrate Reaction; A Flickering Signal Flare; Smoke/Flame Pyrotechnics; Flow-castable Compositions for Illumination Flares; Use of Propellant Gas Generators for the Emptying of Capacities at Great Diving Depths; Pyrotechnic Special Effects in motion Pictures; Improved Binder Systems for Flare Compositions; Pour-Castable Compositions for Colored Smoke Signals; Observations of the Surface Details of Burning Mg/NaNO3/Binder Flares; Factors Affecting the Stoichiometry of the Magnesium-Sodium Nitrate Combustion Reaction.


Descriptors :   *PYROTECHNICS , SCATTERING , SYMPOSIA , AGING(MATERIALS) , FRAGMENTATION , EXPLOSIVES , IRON COMPOUNDS , SMOKE , OXIDES , SIGNALS , CHEMICAL REACTIONS , CASTING , MAGNESIUM COMPOUNDS , BURNING RATE , INFLATABLE STRUCTURES , GAS GENERATING SYSTEMS , DELAY ELEMENTS(EXPLOSIVE) , POTASSIUM COMPOUNDS , NITRATES , BORON COMPOUNDS , MANGANESE COMPOUNDS , TUNGSTEN COMPOUNDS , ILLUMINATING PROJECTILES


Subject Categories : Pyrotechnics


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE