Explosives and Chemical Weapons Identification

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CRC Press, Oct 31, 2005 - Law - 288 pages
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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.

  

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Contents

Chemical Compounds Part 1
1
Chemical Compounds Part 2 29
2
Chemical Compounds Part 3 55
3
Ingredients 83
46
Synonyms 107
50
Explosives 121
52
Chemical Weapons 141
179
Chemical Structures
187
Illustrations
241
Bibliography
263
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