volume 160, issue 9, P1883-1899 2013
DOI: 10.1016/j.combustflame.2013.03.033
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Abstract: International audienceAmmonium-nitrate-based explosives used by the mining industry exhibit strong non-ideal detonation behaviour. Detonation velocities in rate-sticks with radii close to the failure radius, can be as low as one third of the ideal detonation velocity, which poses a significant challenge for their accurate predictive computational modelling. Given that these emulsions are highly heterogeneous, multi-phase formulations are well suited for their representation in numerical hydrocodes. To this end…

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