This world-famous work has been enlarged and updated withouttampering with its tried and tested format. Around 500alphabetically ordered, monographic entries consider thephysicochemical properties, production methods and safeapplications of over 120 explosive chemicals, while discussing 70fuels, additives and oxidizing agents and describing the relevanttest methods.
The extensive thermodynamic data has been thoroughly updated andnow also provided on a CD-ROM compiled by the Fraunhofer Instituteof Chemical Technology. This excerpt from the ICT ThermodynamicalDatabase not only includes additional thermodynamic data, andreferences to further reading, but also features enhanced searchfacilities.
Other key features include a 1,500-entry combined index andglossary with terms and abbreviations in English, French andGerman, conversion tables and numerous literature references.
A handy reference for explosive experts and also for translators,public authorities and patent lawyers.
From reviews of previous editions:
'... This wealth of information and an index that comprises some1500 keywords and several conversion tables make this a uniquesource of knowledge for anybody working with explosives.'(Propellants, Explosives, Pyrotechnics)
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