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Pyrotechnics in Industry

Barbour, Richard T.

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ISBN 10: 0070036535 / ISBN 13: 9780070036536
Published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1981
Condition: Near Fine Hardcover
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vii, 190 pp, preface, 1. Pyrotechnics -- Who Needs 'Em? 2. Pyrotechnic Materials: Explosion and Detonation; Explosive Classifications; Hight or Secondary Explosives; Deflagrating Propellants; Priming Materials; Time- Delay Compositions; Liquid Explosives. 3. Initiators, Detonators, and Primers: Electric Initiators; Explosive-Energized Initiators; Ballistic Hot-Gas-Energized Initiators; Laser-Energized Initiator; Detonators; Primers. 4. Linear Pyrotechnics and Severance Systems: Mild Detonating Cord (MDC); Shielded Mild Detonating Cord (SMDC); Confined Detonating Cord (CDC); Detonating Cord. 5. Shaped Charges: Monroe Effect; Conical Shaped Charge (CSC); Linear Shaped Charge (LSC); Flexible Linear Shaped Charge (FLSC). 6. Cartridge-Actuated Devices: Separation/Release Devices; Powder- Actuated Fastening Systems; Cartridge Starting Systems for Diesel Engines; Thrusters, Retractors, and Pin-Pullers; Switches and Valves; Electric Utility Products. 7. Specialized Pyrotechnic Devices and Systems: Safe-and- Arm Devices; Pyrotechnic Photoflash Bulb; Crew Escape Systems; Friction Initiated Devices; Hot Patches; Inflation Systems; Oxygen Generator (Oxygen Candle). 8. Quality Assurance and Control: Development Testing; Qualification Testing; Lot Acceptance Testing; Preflight Verification Test (PVT); Mandatory Inspection Points (MPT); index with b&w illustrations and line drawings throughout. First Edition, 1981. Owner's stamp on bottom text block edge and bottom edge title-page with glue marks: maybe owner's ex-libris plate (?). Minor edge wear head & tail spine and fore-edge tips, else, Pristine Interior. Clean tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Grey cloth. Size: Large 8vo. Bookseller Inventory # 001542

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Title: Pyrotechnics in Industry

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York

Publication Date: 1981

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: First Edition.

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Large 8vo vii, 190 pp, preface, 1. Pyrotechnics--Who Needs 'Em? . 2. Pyrotechnic Materials: Explosion and Detonation; Explosive Classifications; Hight or Secondary Explosives; Deflagrating Propellants; Priming Materials; Time-Delay Compositions; Liquid Explosives. 3. Initiators, Detonators, and Primers: Electric Initiators; Explosive-Energized Initiators; Ballistic Hot-Gas-Energized Initiators; Laser-Energized Initiator; Detonators; Primers. 4. Linear Pyrotechnics and Severance Systems: Mild Detonating Cord (MDC); Shielded Mild Detonating Cord (SMDC); Confined Detonating Cord (CDC); Detonating Cord. 5. Shaped Charges: Monroe Effect; Conical Shaped Charge (CSC); Linear Shaped Charge (LSC); Flexible Linear Shaped Charge (FLSC). 6. Cartridge-Actuated Devices: Separation/Release Devices; Powder-Actuated Fastening Systems; Cartridge Starting Systems for Diesel Engines; Thrusters, Retractors, and Pin-Pullers; Switches and Valves; Electric Utility Products. 7. Specialized Pyrotechnic Devices and Systems: Safe-and-Arm Devices; Pyrotechnic Photoflash Bulb; Crew Escape Systems; Friction Initiated Devices; Hot Patches; Inflation Systems; Oxygen Generator (Oxygen Candle). 8. Quality Assurance and Control: Development Testing; Qualification Testing; Lot Acceptance Testing; Preflight Verification Test (PVT); Mandatory Inspection Points (MPT); index with b&w illustrations and line drawings throughout. Grey cloth.

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