Fireworks

Firework mind map by Titus Enriquez

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Fireworks by Mind Map: Fireworks

1. Colors

1.1. Red

1.1.1. Strontium Salts: Strontium Nitrate, Strontium Carbonate, Strontium Sulfate

1.2. Orange

1.2.1. Calcium Salts: Calcium Carbonate, Calcium Chloride, Calcium Sulfate

1.3. Yellow

1.3.1. Sodium Salts: Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Oxalate, Cryolite

1.4. Green

1.4.1. Barium Salts: Barium Nitrate, Barium Carbonate, Barium Chloride, Barium Chlorate

1.5. Blue

1.5.1. Copper Salts: Copper (1) Chloride, Copper Carbonate, Copper Oxide

1.6. Purple

1.6.1. Combine Copper & Strontium Compounds

1.7. Silver

1.7.1. White Hot Magnesium and Aluminium

1.8. White

1.8.1. Burning Metal: Magnesium, Aluminium, Titanium

2. Gunpowder

2.1. Requires Oxygen to ignite

2.1.1. Releases energy

3. Color Producers

3.1. Sr, Ba, Cu, Ca, Na, Mg

3.1.1. The said metal compounds is what produces

4. Fuel

4.1. Gunpowder Composition

4.1.1. Energy Density 3 Megajoules per kg

4.1.2. The following components is what allows fireworks to burn

4.1.2.1. Potassium Nitrate

4.1.2.1.1. 75%

4.1.2.2. Charcoal

4.1.2.2.1. 15%

4.1.2.3. Sulfur

4.1.2.3.1. 10%

5. Oxidiser

5.1. These components is what provides oxygen for the combustion of fuel

5.1.1. Nitrate

5.1.2. Chlorate

5.1.3. Perchlorate

6. Binder

6.1. Dextrin is what holds the mixture together. What is used most of the time is starch, dextrin, dampened with water.

7. Chlorine Donor

7.1. This is what strengthens the colors of the fireworks. Certain oxidisers can also perform as chlorine donors.