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Published: August 31, 2023

High Performance ‘Green’ Monopropellants Based on Ammonium Dinitramide (ADN) for Reaction Control Systems: Developmental Challenges

S. Reshmi (1), G. Santhosh (2), R. Radhika (3), C. Srinivas (4), C. Srinivas (5)
(1) Quality Division, Propellants and Chemicals Systems Reliability Entity, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post, Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(2) Propellant Engineering Division, Propellants, Polymers, Chemicals and Materials Entity Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(3) Analytical and Spectroscopy Division, Propellants, Polymers, Chemicals and Materials Entity Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(4) Analytical and Spectroscopy Division, Propellants, Polymers, Chemicals and Materials Entity Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(5) Analytical and Spectroscopy Division, Propellants, Polymers, Chemicals and Materials Entity Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022
319-325
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Solid Propellant Burn Rate Behaviour - Study on Catalys Nature and Fine Oxidiser Loading

P. S. Sathiskumar (1), Vinay Paliwal (2), V. M. Lakshmi (3), P. Sojan (4), S. Umasankar (5)
(1) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(2) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(3) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(4) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(5) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022
326-333
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Studies on Liner System for Solid Rocket Motors - Improvement in Interface Properties with Zinc Oxide Tetrapod

H. Ajithkumar (1), Shashi Bhushan Singh (2), Sandhya G. Nair (3), M. Ganesan (4), S. Ratheesh (5), S. Suraj (6), Renjith Devasia (7)
(1) Propellant Engineering Division and Ceramic Matrix Products Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(2) Propellant Engineering Division and Ceramic Matrix Products Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(3) Propellant Engineering Division and Ceramic Matrix Products Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(4) Propellant Engineering Division and Ceramic Matrix Products Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(5) Propellant Engineering Division and Ceramic Matrix Products Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(6) Propellant Engineering Division and Ceramic Matrix Products Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(7) Propellant Engineering Division and Ceramic Matrix Products Division, Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022
334-340
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Design of High Thrust-Short Duration Solid Motor with High Burning Rate Propellant

C. Prasanth (1), Kiran Pinumalla (2), Khadar Voli Kalluru (3), Deepak Sharma (4), Deepak Sharma (5), R. Jeenu (6), C. K. Krishnadasan (7), G. Levin (8)
(1) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(2) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(3) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(4) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(5) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(6) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(7) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(8) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022
341-348
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Advanced and Energetic Binders for Propellant Systems: A Comparison with Conventional Binders

C. M. Thorat (1), Sathesh Kumar Gangappan (2), R. S. Patil (3), S. C. Bhattacharyya (4)
(1) Advanced Centre for Energetic Materails (ACEM), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ambe Hill, Ozar, Nashik-422 207 ,
(2) Advanced Centre for Energetic Materails (ACEM), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ambe Hill, Ozar, Nashik-422 207 ,
(3) Advanced Centre for Energetic Materails (ACEM), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ambe Hill, Ozar, Nashik-422 207 ,
(4) Advanced Centre for Energetic Materails (ACEM), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Ambe Hill, Ozar, Nashik-422 207
349-355
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Insights Into Strain Rate and Temperature Dependence on The Dewetting Phenomena in Composite Solid Propellants

Suhas Mukherjee (1), M. Ganesan (2), Tushar Bhatt (3), S. Suraj (4)
(1) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(2) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(3) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(4) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Post Thiruvananthapuram-695 022
356-362
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Code for Selection of C-H-N-O Based Aluminized Explosives for Enhanced Blast Applications

Jaspreet Kaur Narang (1), Dhirendra Gupta (2), N. Mukherjee (3)
(1) Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sector 30, Chandigarh-160 030 ,
(2) Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sector 30, Chandigarh-160 030 ,
(3) Terminal Ballistics Research Laboratory (TBRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sector 30, Chandigarh-160 030
363-368
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Effect of Aluminium Content on Relative Detonation Pressure of Polymer Bonded Explosive Formulations

P. P. Vadhe (1), M. Suresh (2), N. H. Rahujade (3), M. B. Talawar (4), Arvind Kumar (5)
(1) High Energy Material Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sutarwadi, Pune-411 021 ,
(2) High Energy Material Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sutarwadi, Pune-411 021 ,
(3) High Energy Material Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sutarwadi, Pune-411 021 ,
(4) High Energy Material Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sutarwadi, Pune-411 021 ,
(5) High Energy Material Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sutarwadi, Pune-411 021
369-376
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Implosion Driven Hypervelocity Fragment Launcher: Experiments and Simulations

P. N. Verma (1), M. V. Suryawanshi (2), K. D. Dhote (3), Satwinder Singh (4), V. K. Dixit (5), G. Rajesh (6), T. Y. Saidalavi (7), H. K. Gogoi (8), M. K. Singh (9)
(1) Armament Research and Development Establishment, Dr Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune-411 021 ,
(2) Armament Research and Development Establishment, Dr Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune-411 021 ,
(3) Armament Research and Development Establishment, Dr Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune-411 021 ,
(4) Armament Research and Development Establishment, Dr Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune-411 021 ,
(5) Armament Research and Development Establishment, Dr Homi Bhabha Road, Pashan, Pune-411 021 ,
(6) Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai-600 036 ,
(7) Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), Chennai-600 036 ,
(8) High Energy Material Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sutarwadi, Pune-411 02 ,
(9) High Energy Material Research Laboratory (HEMRL), Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), Sutarwadi, Pune-411 02
377-382
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Pyrotechnic Igniter Impingement Study

V. Raviprasad (1), Sumit Sarma (2), Kumar Nagendra (3), P. A. Ramakrishna (4)
(1) Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai-600 036 ,
(2) Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai-600 036 ,
(3) Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai-600 036 ,
(4) Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, Chennai-600 036
383-387
170

Potassium Nitrate Based Pyrotechnic Compositions as the Most Efficient Fire Extinguishing Agents

Amit Saxena (1), Meenakshi Rohilla (2), Kavita Devi (3), Premchand . (4), Rajesh Kumar Tanwar (5), Rajiv Narang (6), Yogesh Kumar Tyagi (7)
(1) Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES), Defence Research and Development Organisation, Lucknow Road, Timarpur Delhi-110 054 ,
(2) Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES), Defence Research and Development Organisation, Lucknow Road, Timarpur Delhi-110 054 ,
(3) Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES), Defence Research and Development Organisation, Lucknow Road, Timarpur Delhi-110 054 ,
(4) Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES), Defence Research and Development Organisation, Lucknow Road, Timarpur Delhi-110 054 ,
(5) Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES), Defence Research and Development Organisation, Lucknow Road, Timarpur Delhi-110 054 ,
(6) Centre for Fire, Explosive and Environment Safety (CFEES), Defence Research and Development Organisation, Lucknow Road, Timarpur Delhi-110 054 ,
(7) Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, Golf Course Road, Sector 16-C Dwaraka Delhi-110 078
388-394
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Particle Size Analysis Using Laser Diffraction- Application to Propellant Materials

E. K. Rajesh (1), C. P. Arathy (2), V. M. Lakshmi (3), S. Umasankar (4)
(1) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(2) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(3) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Thiruvananthapuram-695 022 ,
(4) Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Department of Space, ISRO Thiruvananthapuram-695 022
395-402
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