High Explosives and Propellants - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780080238333, 9781483139739

High Explosives and Propellants

2nd Edition

Authors: S. Fordham
eBook ISBN: 9781483139739
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1980
Page Count: 218
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Description

High Explosives and Propellants, Second Edition is a four-part book classified into High Explosives, Blasting Accessories, Application of High Explosives, and Deflagrating and Propellent Explosives.
Part I, High Explosives, centers on the general principles, manufacture, design, and assessment of this type of explosive. Part II, Blasting Accessories, describes initiation of explosives and different types of detonators. Part III, Application of High Explosives, deals with the commercial and military applications of high explosives. The last part, Deflagrating and Propellent Explosives, discusses the manufacture, properties, design, and application of propellants.

Table of Contents


Contents

Preface to the First Edition

Preface to the Second Edition

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Chapter 1 Introduction

Part I High Explosives

Chapter 2 General Principles

Chapter 3 Military High Explosives

Chapter 4 Manufacture of Commercial Explosives

Chapter 5 Design of Commercial Explosives

Chapter 6 Assessment of Explosives

Chapter 7 Permitted Explosives

Part II Blasting Accessories

Introduction

Chapter 8 Initiating Explosives

Chapter 9 Plain Detonators

Chapter 10 Electric Detonators

Chapter 11 Delay Detonators

Chapter 12 Detonating Fuse

Chapter 13 Safety Fuse

Part III Application of High Explosives

Chapter 14 Commercial Applications

Chapter 15 Military Applications

Part IV Deflagrating and Propellent Explosives

Introduction

Chapter 16 Blackpowder

Chapter 17 Manufacture of Propellants

Chapter 18 Properties of Propellants

Chapter 19 Design and Application of Propellants

Glossary of Common Terms and Abbreviations

Index


Details

No. of pages:
218
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Pergamon 1980
Published:
Imprint:
Pergamon
eBook ISBN:
9781483139739

About the Author

S. Fordham