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CHE – 802 Advanced Energetic Materials
Campus SCME
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Title Advanced Energetic Materials
Course Code CHE – 802
Credit Hours 3-0
Pre-Requisutes CHE – 801
Course Objectives To provide an in depth understanding of explosion processes, including shock wave theory as well as ideal and non-ideal detonation theories.
Detail Content Shock Waves:Qualitative decommention of a shock wave. The Bead Model, Rankine – Hugoniot Jump Equatimes&Hugoniot Planes. Ideal Detonation: Theory of steady ideal detonation, ZND Model, Chapman – Jougnet States & Points, Estimating Ideal detonation Parameters. Non-ideal Detonation: Nature of Reaction zero, Density, diameter, Temperature & Geometry effects, Heterogenous explosives, shock & blast energies. Initiation, Deflagration, Transition from Deflagration to Detonation. High Performance Explosives: Plastic Bonded Explosives, Insensitive Explosives, Energetic Binders & High Energy Propellants & others. Fuel – Air – Explosives (FAE), Modern Explosives & Nitration Techniques. Principles of Shaped Charges: Effects of physical, operational, chemical & material variables on performance. Explosives Diagnostic Techniques, Significance of Nano Technology in Advanced Energetic Materials.
Text/Ref Books
  1. Explosives, Propellants & Pyrotechnics, A Bailey, S.G Murray
  2. Encyclopedia of Explosives, 10th Volume, Standard Reference.
  3. Explosives Engineering by Paul W. Cooper
  4. High Explosives & Propellants, Stanley Fordham.
Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. A. Q. Malik (RVF)&Engr. NadeemEhsan (Assistant Professor)
Department of Chemical Engineering
School of Chemical and Materials Engineering
National University of Sciences and Technology