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Effect of AP Particle Size on the Physical Properties of HTPB/AP Propellant
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Effect of AP Particle Size on the Physical Properties of HTPB/AP Propellant
Yim, Yoo Jin; Park, Eun Ji; Kwon, Tae Ha; Choi, Seong Han;
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The viscosity and mechanical property of HTPB/AP composite solid propellant are profoundly affected by particle size of AP. In HTPB/AP propellant formulated by two mode of AP size such as and , the propellant was found to be much less viscose at end of mix when coarse/fine AP ratio is ranged from 70/30 to 60/40 due to high solid packing fraction. It was shown that the toughness of tensile strength test for HTPB/AP propellant increased with the increase in coarse AP. Considering both lower viscosity and better tensile strength, the optimum ratio of AP coarse/fine was estimated to be 70/30.
HTPB/AP Propellant;Solid Packing Fraction;Tensile Strength;Viscosity;
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