Primary Explosives by Robert MatyáPrimary Explosives by Robert Matyá

Primary Explosives

byRobert Matyá, Ji Pachman

Hardcover | March 22, 2013

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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.
Title:Primary ExplosivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:338 pagesPublished:March 22, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642284353

ISBN - 13:9783642284359

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Table of Contents

Introduction to Initiating Substances.- Explosive Properties of Primary Explosives.- Fulminates.- Azides.- Salts of Polynitrophenoles.- Diazodinitrophenol.- Salts of Benzofuroxan.-Tetrazoles.- Tetrazole Ring Containing Complexes.- Organic Peroxides.- Nitrogen Halides.- Acetylides.- Other Substances.