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The chemistry of fireworks

Author: Michael S Russell
Publisher: Cambridge, UK : RSC Pub., ©2009.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Aimed A level students, this book discusses the theory of fireworks in terms of well-known scientific concepts wherever possible, in a concise and easy to understand style."

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Russell, Michael S.
Chemistry of fireworks.
Cambridge, UK : RSC Pub., ©2009
(DLC) 2009419427
(OCoLC)268931378
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Russell
ISBN: 9781847558916 1847558917
OCLC Number: 319518578
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 169 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Historical introduction --
The characteristics of black powder --
Rockets --
Mines and shells --
Fountains --
Sparklers --
Bangers --
Roman candles --
Gerbs and wheels --
Special effects --
Fireworks safety --
Fireworks legislation.
Responsibility: Michael S. Rusell.

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