Wound Ballistics

Basics and Applications

Editors: Kneubuehl, Beat (Ed.)

    • Interdisciplinary – THE reference work for wound ballistics
    • Fundamentals, specialized knowledge reference work
    • NEW: the latest diagnostic and simulation methods, plus the latest types of rounds
    • The practice and application of wound ballistics in forensic medicine, surgery (esp. emergency and combat surgery) and in international conventions

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About this book

The definitive interdisciplinary reference work for wound ballistics

Fundamentals in Physics, arms and ammunition, ballistics

Simulating gunshot wounds: Virtopsy  – a virtual autopsy method, combining CT, MRT and surface scanning and Materials that reproduce the interaction of soft tissue, bone and blood vessels with a bullet that penetrates the body.

Wound ballistics for Short-range and long-range weapons, fragments, such as those from bombs and hand grenades, gas jets from blanks, gas weapons, etc., “Non-lethal” weapons as used by the police, in military operations or in urban settings

Specialist knowledge and reference detailed tables: ballistic tables for typical ammunition, ballistic values for numerous types of ammunition, including older types, materials properties, plus additional, hard-to-find data. Most tables are in both metric and U.S. units., an extensive trilingual glossary of specialized terminology in German, English and French

NEW: the latest diagnostic / simulation methods and the latest types of ammunition

The practice and application of wound ballistics in: forensic medicine, surgery – especially emergency and war surgery and international conventions

Globalized conflict zones, terrorism and crime – these issues affect a wider circle than just the armed forces and medical services abroad. Police officers, surgeons, forensics specialists and criminalists also need to be familiar with ballistics and gunshot wounds and must be able to assess the complex factors involved.

The practice and application of wound ballistics in forensic medicine. surgery – especially emergency and war surgery and International conventions.

Globalized conflict zones, terrorism and crime – these issues affect a wider circle than just the armed forces and medical services abroad. Police officers, surgeons, forensics specialists and criminalists also need to be familiar with ballistics and gunshot wounds and must be able to assess the complex factors involved.

About the authors

Dr in forens. sci. Beat P. Kneubühl, MD h. c.
M. in Mathematics

  • Director of the Center for Forensic Physics / Ballistics at the University of Bern’s Institute for Forensic Medicine

Reviews

From the reviews:

“The book concentrates on the practical application of research results in wound ballistics to the fields of forensic medicine and surgery. … The clearly structured book is absolutely reader friendly; it includes 234 instructive illustrations and 156 tables, which are very helpful to understand the text. … This book can be recommended without any reservations to all scientifically active forensic specialists and criminalists.” (Stefan Pollak, International Journal of Legal Medicine, Vol. 126, 2012)


Table of contents (7 chapters)

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Hardcover $229.00
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Wound Ballistics
Book Subtitle
Basics and Applications
Editors
  • Beat Kneubuehl
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-20356-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-20356-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-20355-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-43589-8
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 496
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