High Energy Materials Propellants, Explosives and Pyrotechnics

ISBN-10: 3527326103
ISBN-13: 9783527326105
Edition: 2010
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Book details

Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 2/24/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 498
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.310
Language: English

Jai Prakash Agrawal is the former Director of Materials of the Indian Defence Research and Development Organization. He obtained his PhD in Chemistry from the Gorakhpur University, India, and did postdoctoral work at the University of Saint-Etienne, France, and at the Cavendish Laboratory of the University of Cambridge, UK. In recognition of his achievements Dr. Agrawal was appointed a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London. The focus of his scientific and professional career is on research and development in the field of propellants, explosives and inhibitory materials. Together with Robert Hodgson he has authored the book "Organic Chemistry of Explosives", John Wiley & Sons.

Preface
Salient Features of Explosives
Introduction
Definition
Classification
Fundamental Features
Additional Requirements for Military Explosives
Applications of Explosives
Status of Explosives
Historical Aspects
Status of Current and Future Explosives
Future Scope for Research
Processing and Assessment Techniques For Explosives
Processing Techniques for Explosives
Formulation Fundamentals
Assessment of Explosives
Propellants
Classification of Propellants
Liquid Propellants
Solid Propellants
Hybrid Propellants
Thixotropic Propellants
Performance of Propellants
Formulation of Gun Propellants
Ingredients of Gun Propellants
Ingredients of Solid Rocket Propellants
Inhibition of Rocket Propoellants
Insulation of Rocket Motors
Pyrotechnics
Introduction
General Features of Pyrotechnics
Ingredients of Pyrotechnic Formulations
Important Characteristics of Ingredients for Pyrotechnic Formulations
Types of Pyrotechnic Formulations
Performance Assessment of Pyrotechnic Formulations
Life of Ammunition with Pyrotechnic Devices
Nanomaterials: Various Aspects and Use in HEM Formulations
Recent and Future Trends in Pyrotechnics
Explosive and Chemical Safety
Safety
Explosive Safety
Fire Safety
Safety Aspects for Transportation of Explosives and Ammunition
Safety Aspects for Storage of Explosives and Ammunition
Safety Aspects for Handling of Explosives and Ammunition
Static Electricity Hazards
Extremely Insensitive Detonating Substances and Ammunition
Hazard and Risk Analysis
Chemical Safety
Prevention and Elimination of Explosions, Accidents and Fires

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