Explosives Engineering

Explosives Engineering

by Paul W. Cooper

Hardback Publication Date: 31/10/1996

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This graduate text, and Cooper's companion introductory text ('Introduction to the Technology of Explosives'), serve the same markets as the successful explosives reference by Meyer, now in its 4th edition. VCH also published the International Journal of Propellants, Explosives, and Pyrotechnics. The resulting package would give VCH the major presence in the field.

This text presents the basic technologies used in the engineering of explosives and explosive systems, i.e., chemistry, burning, detonation, shock waves, initiation theories, scaling. The book is written for upper-division undergraduate or graduate-level scientists and engineers, and assumes a good grasp of basic physics, chemistry, mechanics and mathematic through calculus. It is based on lecture notes used for graduate courses at the Dept. of Energy Laboratories, and could serve as a core text for a course at schools of mining or military engineering. The intent of the book is to provide the engineer or scientist in the field with an understanding of the phenomena involved and the engineering tools needed to solve/ design/ analyze a broad range of real problems.
ISBN:
9780471186366
9780471186366
Category:
Soil & rock mechanics
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
31-10-1996
Language:
English
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of origin:
United States
Pages:
480
Dimensions (mm):
238x167x32mm
Weight:
0.9kg

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