A Study on Thermal Decomposition of RDX According to the Size using TGA

TGA를 이용한 RDX의 입자 크기에 따른 열적 분해 특성 연구

  • 범길호 (국방과학연구소 4기술연구본부 2부 고폭화약 연구팀) ;
  • 김승희 (국방과학연구소 4기술연구본부 2부 고폭화약 연구팀) ;
  • 김진석 (국방과학연구소 4기술연구본부 2부 고폭화약 연구팀)
  • Received : 2011.09.26
  • Accepted : 2012.01.27
  • Published : 2012.02.05


This work is related to study the thermal decomposition of 1,3,5-trinitro-1,3,5-triazacylohexane(RDX) by differential scanning calorimeter and thermo-gravimetry with Kissinger's & Iso-conversional method under nonisothermal conditions, with heating rate from 2 to $8^{\circ}C$/min or given heating rate. We calculated and compared activation energy with these two methods. Iso-conversional method is better than Kissinger's method to study decomposition mechanism. We also investigated activation energy and frequency factor by Kissinger's & Iso-conversional method with the influence of particle size. In case of single crystal, Cl-3(large crystal) has better thermal stability than Cl-5(small crystal). The activation energy increased according to the size of the particle size.


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