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The Chemistry of Fireworks

Michael S. Russell (Author)
Annotation Explores the chemistry and physics behind the art of pyrotechnics. Theory of fireworks is discussed in terms of well-known scientific concepts. Chapters cover history and characteristics of gunpowder, principles behind each of the most popular firework types, special effects, firework safety for private use and displays, and firework legislation. Includes a few b & w photos
eBook, English, March 2000
Royal Society of Chemistry, The Springer [distributor], Cambridge, Secaucus, March 2000