Mathematica is an efficient and optimized tool for computing numeric and algebraic calculations as well as graphing two and three dimensional curves and surfaces. It is used in several aspects of science including physics, engineering, chemistry and even biology due to the impact of mathematics with almost the fields of science nowadays. Synthesis of Cyclotetramethylene Tetramine through the action of nitrating mixture formed of ammonium nitrate and fuming nitric acid on hexamine in presence of acetic acid, acetic anhydride and p-formaldehyde has been proven. DPT was prepared at different temperatures. The variation of some factors like: temperature and time has been investigated. The obtained results were reliable and consistent with the literature. The conversion of Hexamine Dinitrate to HMX as another synthetic route was not fully studied from the point of view of kinetics. In this paper, it is intended to study the effect of time and temperature on the conversion rate of hexamine dinitrate to DPT. This scientific approach is considered as a bridge through which we aim to initiate a complete kinetic study of an important intermediate in the synthesis route of one of the most powerful energetic materials. We report here, optimizing the kinetic data for the synthesis of DPT via using Mathematica.
Eldewaik, Marwa; Gadalla, Mamdouh A. Prof.; Radwan, M A.; Sadek, M.A; and Elazab, Hany A., "The Kinetic Study of DPT using Mathematica as an Efficient Optimization Tool" (2020). Basic Science Engineering. 6.