Latest books

Archives

Download Ammonium Nitrate Explosives for Civil Applications: by Erode G. Mahadevan PDF

By Erode G. Mahadevan

The e-book describes the technology and know-how of formula and production of non-nitroglycerine explosives with ammonium nitrate because the major element. according to the author's adventure of greater than thirty years, it offers an unheard of remedy of 1 of the commercially most vital periods of explosives and accordingly stimulates additional study and improvement efforts within the box of explosives for civil applications.Content:
Chapter 1 type of Explosives (pages 1–3):
Chapter 2 Explosive technology (pages 5–14):
Chapter three Ammonium Nitrate Explosives (pages 15–30):
Chapter four Ammonium Nitrate and AN/FO (pages 31–58):
Chapter five Slurries and Water Gels (pages 59–112):
Chapter 6 Emulsion Explosives (pages 113–155):
Chapter 7 study and improvement (pages 157–162):
Chapter eight useful security in the course of Manufacture of AN Explosives (pages 163–177):
Chapter nine Economics of AN?Based Explosives (pages 179–193):
Chapter 10 present prestige and Concluding comments (pages 195–197):

Show description

Read or Download Ammonium Nitrate Explosives for Civil Applications: Slurries, Emulsions and Ammonium Nitrate Fuel Oils PDF

Similar industrial & technical books

Understanding Drug Release and Absorption Mechanisms: A Physical and Mathematical Approach

Constructing reasonable and trustworthy versions of drug free up calls for cross-disciplinary actual, mathematical, and physiological wisdom. Combining those components below a unmarried disguise, this publication builds a company realizing of all parts had to conceive, construct, and enforce profitable versions of drug unencumber.

Riegel's Handbook of Industrial Chemistry

Considerably revising 9 widely-used past variants, this publication deals a invaluable assessment of present chemical approaches, items, and practices. No different resource deals as a lot facts at the chemistry, engineering, economics, and infrastructure of the undefined. as well as completely revised fabric on chemical economics, protection, statistical regulate tools, and waste administration, chapters on commercial phone tradition and business fermentation extend the remedy of biochemical engineering.

Advances in Applied Nanotechnology for Agriculture

Agricultural items impression so much points of existence, together with nutrients and feed,feedstocks for bio-based items, and daily fabrics, akin to fuels, textiles, and furnishings. Advances in know-how are essential to tackle the longer term international wishes from agriculture. Nanotechnology is a promising box concerned about the original chemical homes of fabrics with a size of 1-100 nm.

Understanding Humic Substances. Advanced Methods, Properties and Applications

Reporting on front-line examine into those usual fabrics, this quantity specializes in using chemical and actual method in looking a proof of the buildings of humic ingredients (HSs) and their relation to their microscopic homes

Extra resources for Ammonium Nitrate Explosives for Civil Applications: Slurries, Emulsions and Ammonium Nitrate Fuel Oils

Sample text

In some instances, the AN liquor with water content of 20% or 7% is removed for supply to manufactures of slurry and emulsion explosives as AN melt which they can directly use to make the oxidizer blend. Historically AN was produced in large commercial quantities in crystalline form till 1955 when prilling process was established. The crystalline AN was mainly used as fertilizers and also in nitroglycerine (NG)-based dynamites as oxidizer and diluents. Use of crystalline AN in NG-based explosives gave rise to a series of explosives called gelatins, which were very popular civil explosives as they were both cap-sensitive, had adequate power, and were reasonably safe for manufacture and handling.

For cap-sensitive explosives, the number 6 detonator is used and for LD non-cap-sensitive explosives pentaerythritol tetranitrate/trinitrotoluene (PETN/TNT) booster is used, the latter being initiated either by a detonator or by a detonating fuse. The diameter of the booster should be as close as possible to the diameter of the cartridge being tested and the weight used is about 10% of the explosive weight. 3. As the reaction proceeds after initiation, it sets off the two arms (probes) of the detonating fuse embedded at a fixed distance in the cartridge.

The variations and inconsistencies observed in the transition temperatures are further compounded by the complex phenomenon of hysteresis observed during cycling (heating and cooling) of AN. This behavior is also dependent on moisture content, rate of heating and cooling, and the period at which the AN remained above or below the transition temperature. Crystallographic studies through X-ray diffraction have given insight into the crystal structure of different phases and pointed out the route by which phase transition temperature can be possibly manipulated.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.40 of 5 – based on 9 votes

Comments are closed.