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CHE – 804 Pyrotechnics & Explosive Actuated Devices
Campus SCME
Programs PG
Session Fall Semester 2016
Course Title Pyrotechnics & Explosive Actuated Devices
Course Code CHE – 804
Credit Hours 3-0
Course Objectives To provide an understanding of the principles which govern pyrotechnic performance in producing the special effects of heat, light, sound and smoke.
Detail Content
Introduction, Material Compositions & Properties. Factors Affecting Performance, Heat and its Applications, Delays, Smokes, Illumination & Flares Explosive-Actuated Devices-cum-Pyromechanisms: Initiators, Pistons & Bellows Devices, Explosive Bolts, Explosive Nuts, Release Mechanisms, Gas generators, Location Aids & special devices. Pyrotechnic Systems, Aircraft Systems, Space craft Systems & Missile Systems.
Text/Ref Books
  1. Explosives: Propellants & Pyrotechnics, A Bailey & S.G. Murray
  2. Highly Explosive Pyrotechnic Compositions. How to make them, How to use them, Peder Schultz,. 1995.
  3. Professional's Guide To Pyrotechnics : Understanding And Making Exploding Fireworks, John Donner.
Time Schedule Fall Semester 2014
Faculty/Resource Person Dr. A. Q. Malik (RVF) & Engr. NadeemEhsan (Assistant Professor)
Department of Chemical Engineering
School of Chemical and Materials Engineering
National University of Sciences and Technology