This text has been shaped by the editor's experiences on task forces set up to investigate major explosives incidents and his involvement in related civil and criminal proceedings. The book covers methods, applications, and quality control, as well as the significance of forensic chemistry, aircraft sabotage investigation, forensic pathology, and the presentation of expert testimony. Contributors provide accounts of the physics and chemistry of explosions, the detection of explosives, and the procedures at the scenes of gas explosions in buildings. Experienced professionals from industry, government, and the medical and legal fields discuss developments and techniques in their subject areas.
- Publication Date:
- 30 / 03 / 1998