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Document ID (ISN)56599
CIS number 91-1582
ISSN - Serial title 0570-4480 - Journal of the Japan Society for Safety Engineering - Anzen kōgaku
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hara Y., Akiyoshi M., Nakamura H., Sato S.
Title Evaluation of hazardous properties of aliphatic nitrates
Original title Shibōzoku shōsan esuteru no kikensei hyōka [in Japanese]
Bibliographic information 15 Apr. 1991, Vol.30, No.2, p.84-87. 9 ref.
Abstract Thermochemical data such as boiling point, heat of vaporisation and flash point, and kinetic parameters of thermal decomposition for C3-C10 aliphatic nitrates were measured to evaluate their hazardous properties. Intermolecular attractive forces increase as the carbon chain becomes longer, resulting in higher boiling points and greater heats of vaporisation. Flash point is a linear function of boiling point, as in the case of alkanes. The rate equations for isothermal decomposition are 1/2-order. Decomposition proceeds by similar reaction mechanisms for all the nitrates.
Descriptors (primary) thermochemical properties; aliphatic nitro hydrocarbons; flashpoints
Descriptors (secondary) experimental determination
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceJapan
Subject(s) Fire and explosions
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Fires
Aliphatic nitro compounds