Introduction to the Technology of Explosives

Introduction to the Technology of Explosives

by Paul W. Cooper, Stanley R. Kurowski
     
 

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ISBN-10: 156081926X

ISBN-13: 9781560819264

Pub. Date: 08/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

Introduction to the Technology of Explosives is a clear and concise survey of the technologies and physical processes involved in explosive phenomena. The book covers the fundamentals of the chemistry of explosives; the mechanics of burning; sound, shock, and detonation; initiation and initiators; scaling in design and analysis; and off-the-shelf explosive devices. It

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Introduction to the Technology of Explosives is a clear and concise survey of the technologies and physical processes involved in explosive phenomena. The book covers the fundamentals of the chemistry of explosives; the mechanics of burning; sound, shock, and detonation; initiation and initiators; scaling in design and analysis; and off-the-shelf explosive devices. It provides the basic calculational skills needed to solve simple, first-order engineering design problems, and emphasizes the crucial importance of safety considerations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781560819264
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
08/28/1996
Pages:
350
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Chemistry of Explosives.
Mechanics of Burning.
Sound, Shock, and Detonation.
Initiation and Initiators.
Scaling in Design and Analysis.
Off-the-Shelf Explosive Devices.
Classification, Transportation, and Storage of Explosives.
Explosive Facilities and Explosives Operations.
Appendix.
Index.

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