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Speed Around the Initiating Point of the Detonation Wave in High Explosives

Nature volume 160, pages 9293 (19 July 1947) | Download Citation

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In a recent communication1, Weibull describes an interesting experimental technique and discusses the establishment of detonation in charges of compressed T.N.T., initiated by a No. 8 compound detonator; it would seem, however, that a general conclusion is drawn from these experiments, one which is not justified by their scope.

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    , Nature, 159, 402 (1947).

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    , âœDie Schiess- und Sprengstoffeâ (1933).

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  1. Explosives Section, Safety in Mines Research Station, Buxton. April 17.

    • W. C. F. SHEPHERD

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