Fireworks, Principles And Practice, 4th Edition / Edition 4

Fireworks, Principles And Practice, 4th Edition / Edition 4

by Ronald Lancaster
     
 

ISBN-10: 0820604070

ISBN-13: 9780820604077

Pub. Date: 12/15/2005

Publisher: Chemical Publishing

This Fourth Edition of the classic "bible of fireworks" has been thoroughly revised and updated. It includes new chapters and it is illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs.

This invaluable reference belongs in the library of every professional in the pyrotechnics and fireworks industry  See more details below

Overview

This Fourth Edition of the classic "bible of fireworks" has been thoroughly revised and updated. It includes new chapters and it is illustrated with clear diagrams and photographs.

This invaluable reference belongs in the library of every professional in the pyrotechnics and fireworks industry

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820604077
Publisher:
Chemical Publishing
Publication date:
12/15/2005
Edition description:
Enlarged
Pages:
548
Sales rank:
424,395
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.38(d)

Table of Contents


1. The History of Fireworks

2. Fireworks Displays Early Evolution to the Modern Approach: A Personal View

3. Gunpowder

4. Firework Materials

5. General Pyrotechnic Principles

6. Chemistry of Firework Compositions

7. The Legislative Framework of Firework Control

8. Mixing and Charging

9. Containers

10. Stars

II. Colored Fires, Bengals, Lances, Portfires, and Torches

12. Roman Candles, Comets, and Mines

13. Noisemakers

14. Rockets

15. Drivers, Saxons, and Tourbillions

16. Shells

17. Gerbs, Fountains, Rains, Squibs, and Cones

18. Pinwheels and Crackers

19. Indoor Fireworks

20. Fuses and Quickmatch

21. Smoke

22. Exhibition Fireworks

23. Manufacturing Processes for Firework Compositions: Japanese Fireworks

Glossary

References

Index

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