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Demystifying Explosives

Concepts in High Energy Materials

1st Edition - January 9, 2015

Author: Sethuramasharma Venugopalan

Language: English
Hardback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 1 5 7 6 - 6
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 0 1 7 5 6 - 2

Demystifying Explosives: Concepts in High Energy Materials explains the basic concepts of and the science behind the entire spectrum of high energy materials (HEMs) and gives a b… Read more

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Demystifying Explosives: Concepts in High Energy Materials

explains the basic concepts of and the science behind the entire spectrum of high energy materials (HEMs) and gives a broad perspective about all types of HEMs and their interrelationships. Demystifying Explosives covers topics ranging from explosives, deflagration, detonation, and pyrotechnics to safety and security aspects of HEMS, looking at their aspects, particularly their inter-relatedness with respect to properties and performance. The book explains concepts related to the molecular structure of HEMs, their properties, performance parameters, detonation and shock waves including explosives and propellants. The theory-based title also deals with important (safety and security) and interesting (constructive applications) aspects connected with HEMs and is of fundamental use to students in their introduction to these materials and applications.