Energetic Chemistry

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The Science of Boom!. Energetic Chemistry. Explosions. What exactly is an explosion???. Detonation vs Deflagration. Faster than the speed of sound Shockwave effect Shattering Instant Chemical Reaction proceeding forward through the compound Requires a Detonator. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • The Science of Boom!

  • What exactly is an explosion???

  • Faster than the speed of soundShockwave effectShatteringInstant Chemical Reaction proceeding forward through the compoundRequires a DetonatorSlower than the speed of soundConfinement and compressionParticle to particle burn rateNo Detonator Required

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