Thermo-mechanical analysis of double base propellant combustion in a barrel

Thermo-mechanical analysis of double base propellant combustion in a barrel •Propellant grain size and initial temperature alter the interior ballistic parameters.•Numerical model of interior ballistics problem was validated experimentally.•Developed thermo-mechanical model can be used for small and large caliber weapons.•Heat transfer and stress analysis were done using numerical and analytical methods.•Thermal effects and stresses determined the barrel behavior for successive shots. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Applied Thermal Engineering Elsevier

Thermo-mechanical analysis of double base propellant combustion in a barrel

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Publisher
Elsevier
Copyright
Copyright © 2016 Elsevier Ltd
ISSN
1359-4311
eISSN
1873-5606
D.O.I.
10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.04.062
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Abstract

•Propellant grain size and initial temperature alter the interior ballistic parameters.•Numerical model of interior ballistics problem was validated experimentally.•Developed thermo-mechanical model can be used for small and large caliber weapons.•Heat transfer and stress analysis were done using numerical and analytical methods.•Thermal effects and stresses determined the barrel behavior for successive shots.

Journal

Applied Thermal EngineeringElsevier

Published: Jun 5, 2016

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