Accession Number:

AD0257189

Title:

ENCYCLOPEDIA OF EXPLOSIVES AND RELATED ITEMS. VOLUME 1

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

PICATINNY ARSENAL DOVER NJ

Report Date:

1960-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

804.0

Abstract:

The first volume A to Azoxy of an encyclopedia of explosives and related items is presented. The encyclopedia is intended to cover 1 military, industrial, and other explosives explosive compositions propellants a of the presence of phosphoric groups 4 ammunition items, such as projectiles, bombs, grenades, detonators, fuzes 5 calibers of weapons and projectiles used in the US and foreign countries 6 brief definitions of ordnance terms and 7 names of scientists who have made important pyrotechnic compositions 2 analytical procedures for the more common explosives, propellants, and pyrotechnic compositions 3 compounds which deflagrate or may possibly explode because of the presence of phosphoric groups 4 ammunition items, such as projectiles, bombs, grenades, detonators, fuzes 5 calibers of weapons and projectiles used in the US and foreign countries 6 brief definitions of ordnance terms and 7 names of scientists who have made important contributions in the fields of explosives, ammunition, and weapons. This volume contains sections on physical tests used to determine explosive properties abbreviations, code names, and symbols descriptive text of encyclopedic items tables concerning US, British, and German Sieve series and calibers of US and foreign ammunition and an index of subjects as alternate names of items.

Subject Categories:

  • Ammunition and Explosives

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE