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Primary Explosives

Authors: Matyáš, Robert, Pachman, Jiří

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  • First book focused on primary explosives
  • Provides a comprehensive overview with numerous physico-chemical data
  • Includes information on the preparation of primary explosives
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This is the first comprehensive overview of this topic. It serves as a single source for information about the properties, preparation, and uses of all relevant primary explosives. The first chapter provides background such as the basics of initiation and differences between requirements on primary explosives used in detonators and igniters. The authors then clarify the influence of physical characteristics on explosive properties, focusing on those properties required for primary explosives. Furthermore, the issue of sensitivity is discussed. All the chapters on particular groups of primary explosives are structured in the same way, including introduction, physical and chemical properties, explosive properties, preparation and documented use. The authors thoroughly verified all data and information. A unique feature of this book are original microscopic images of some explosives.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-3-642-28436-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $169.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-642-28435-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $129.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-3-662-50672-1
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Primary Explosives
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Delhi Book Store, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-28436-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-28436-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-28435-9
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50672-1
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 338
Number of Illustrations
78 b/w illustrations, 164 illustrations in colour
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