Accession Number:

AD0758990

Title:

Minutes of the Explosives Safety Seminar (14th) Held at Marriott Hotel, New Orleans, Louisiana, on 8-9-10 November 1972

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE EXPLOSIVES SAFETY BOARD ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1973-02-12

Pagination or Media Count:

1434.0

Abstract:

Contents Explosives classification Hazards of fuel-air explosive weapons Deep water munitions dump sites Demolition by burning of batch TNT production lines Explosive waste incineration Ground shock from exploding munition shipping containers Dredging canals with explosives Containerization of explosives Sensitivity of fully loaded small arms magazines to bullet impact Problems in pollution abatement with propellants, explosives, and pyrotechnics Detonation traps to prevent propagation of explosion in pipe lines conveying explosive fluids Analysis of five years of air quality data taken in the vicinity of a TNT manufacturing plant Preliminary estimate of concrete thickness, structure configuration and construction costs of laced reinforced concrete structures Storage and handling of oxidizing chemicals, etc.

Subject Categories:

  • Safety Engineering
  • Pyrotechnics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE