Practical military ordnance identification / Thomas Gersbeck.

Author
Gersbeck, Tom [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Εdition
Second edition.
Published/​Created
Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group, [2019]
Description
1 online resource (389 pages).

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Series
  • CRC series in practical aspects of criminal and forensic investigations. [More in this series]
  • Practical Aspects of Criminal and Forensic Investigations Series
Summary note
"The focus of Practical Military Ordnance Identification, Second Edition is the application of a practical deductive process to identify unknown ordnance items that are commonly recovered outside military control. Coverage new to this edition include: a list of conventional markings; additional safety precautions to take; an expanded list of high explosives; additional technical details on explosives effects; hazards associated with pyrotechnics, pyrophorics, smoke compounds, and incendiaries; a section on pre-1870 projectiles, hand grenades, landmines, underwater ordnances, and rockets; and details on Man-Portable-Air-Defense-Systems (MANPADS) missile systems."-- Provided by publisher.
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Source of description
Description based on print version record.
Contents
  • 1. Overview of Energetics Associated with Ordnance 2. Fundamentals of a Practical Process 3. Fuze Functioning 4. Projectiles 5. Grenades (Hand, Rifle & Projected) Chapter 6: Bombs & Aerial Dispensers 7. Rockets 8. Guided Missiles 9.: Submunitions 10. Landmines 11. Chemical Ordnance 12. Underwater Ordnance Chapter 13: Black Powder Filled Ordnance Chapter 14: Closing List of Appendices Appendix A. Logic Trees Appendix B. Abbreviations Appendix C. Definitions of Ordnance Related Terms Appendix D. Explosives Appendix E. English
  • Metric Conversion Chart Appendix F. References.
ISBN
  • 1-351-25001-9
  • 1-351-25002-7
  • 1-351-25000-0
OCLC
1079399987
Doi
  • 10.4324/9781351250023
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