confined explosion

confined explosion

[kən′fīnd ik′splō·zhən]
(ordnance)
Explosion occurring in a closed chamber, where the volume is constant.
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Yankelevsky, "On blast pressure analysis due to a partially confined explosion: I.
In case of confined explosions, the remaining static pressure results in an increased impulse, a phenomenon that is not considered from the available formulas.