black powder t
normally a mixture of nitrate, carbon and sulfur (used in guns)
rapid oxidation reaction in which a subsonic pressure wave is generated.
rapid oxidation reaction in whcih a supersonic pressure wave is generated.
oxidizing agent t
a substance that supplies oxygen to a chemical reaction
primary explosive t
a high explosive that is easily detonated by heat, shock, or friction.
safety fuse t
a cord containing a core of black powder, used to carry a flame at a uniform rate to an explosive charge
secondary explosive t
a high explosive that is rlatiely insensitive to heat, shock or friction.