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CRC Press Inc
31 October 2005
Forensic science; Biology, life sciences; Environmental science, engineering & technology; Ordnance, weapons technology
Chemicalsare a part of daily life and can be found all around us. Many common chemicals when mixed improperly -- whether intentionally or not -- can pose serious consequences to those who come in contact with them. Written by an author who is an experiencedhazmat-qualifiedfirst responder,forensicspecialist, and educator, Explosives and Chemical Weapons Identification provides the means to quickly identify the type of explosive or chemical weapon at hand upon arriving at the scene. A thorough and accessible reference, this book contains the identification capabilities for 468 different formulations for explosives and chemical weapons. It presents detailed descriptions for each of these formulations by breaking down their materials into five concise categories: common name, synonym, class, ingredients, and use. The materials are also indexed by common name, class, and ingredient. A handy reference packed with critical information and over 350 illustrations and photographs to aid in visual identification, Explosives and Chemical Weapons Identification is an essential resource that every first responder and forensic professional must have within reach every time.
By:   James B. Crippin (Western Forensic Law Enforcement Training Center Pueblo Colorado USA)
Imprint:   CRC Press Inc
Country of Publication:   United States
Volume:   2
Dimensions:   Height: 235mm,  Width: 156mm,  Spine: 17mm
Weight:   408g
ISBN:   9780849333385
ISBN 10:   0849333385
Series:   Forensic Science Techniques
Pages:   288
Publication Date:   31 October 2005
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Chemical Compounds, Part 1 Chemical Compounds, Part 2 Chemical Compounds, Part 3 Ingredients Synonyms Explosives Chemical Weapons Incendiaries Propellants Explosive Precursors Pyrotechnic Ingredients Uses Glossary Appendix A: Chemical Structures Appendix B: Illustrations Bibliography Index

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