The Chemistry of Explosives

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This concise, easy-to-read book outlines the basic principles needed to understand the chemical mechanisms of explosion. Covering detonation, deflagration, initiation, the latest theories on the production of "hotspots", thermochemistry, thermodynamics and kinetics, the text includes detailed formulations and reactions presented with thermochemical calculations to aid understanding. The history, theory and chemical types of explosives are introduced, along with propellants, pyrotechnics and the most up-to-date information ...

The Chemistry of Explosives 2011, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781849733304

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The Chemistry of Explosives 2004, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780854046409

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The Chemistry of Explosives 1998, Royal Society of Chemistry

ISBN-13: 9780854045631

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