Computer modeling of electrical performance of detonators

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An empirical model of detonator electrical performance which describes the resistance of the exploding bridgewire (EBW) or exploding foil initiator (EFI or slapper) as a function of energy, deposition will be described. This model features many parameters that can be adjusted to obtain a close fit to experimental data. This has been demonstrated using recent experimental data taken with the cable discharge system located at Sandia National Laboratories. This paper will be a continuation of the paper entitled ``Cable Discharge System for Fundamental Detonator Studies`` presented at the 2nd NASA/DOD/DOE Pyrotechnic Workshop.

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Furnberg, C.M.; Peevy, G.R.; Brigham, W.P. & Lyons, G.R. May 1, 1995.

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An empirical model of detonator electrical performance which describes the resistance of the exploding bridgewire (EBW) or exploding foil initiator (EFI or slapper) as a function of energy, deposition will be described. This model features many parameters that can be adjusted to obtain a close fit to experimental data. This has been demonstrated using recent experimental data taken with the cable discharge system located at Sandia National Laboratories. This paper will be a continuation of the paper entitled ``Cable Discharge System for Fundamental Detonator Studies`` presented at the 2nd NASA/DOD/DOE Pyrotechnic Workshop.

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  • AIAA/SAE/ASME joint propulsion conference and exhibit, San Diego, CA (United States), 10-12 Jul 1995

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  • Other: DE95011878
  • Report No.: SAND--94-2814C
  • Report No.: CONF-950720--6
  • Grant Number: AC04-94AL85000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 82444
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc780806

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Furnberg, C.M.; Peevy, G.R.; Brigham, W.P. & Lyons, G.R. Computer modeling of electrical performance of detonators, article, May 1, 1995; Albuquerque, New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc780806/: accessed September 22, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.