Journals 11 to 20 (2000-2004)

Titles of articles appearing in Issues 11 to 20 from 2000 to 2004.

Select and article of interest to be taken to the abstract for that article.

Issue Number 11, Summer 2000:


  • Shell Altitude vs. Mortar Length by R. Dixon
  • The Effect of Sample Containers on the Ignition Temperature of Sulfur/Chlorate Mixtures by D. Chapman


Issue Number 12, Winter 2000:



Issue Number 13, Summer 2001:



  • Brief Survey of Chromium Toxicity


Issue Number 14, Winter 2001:



  • Speculation on the Explosive Decomposition of “Yellow Powder”
  • Bridgewire Temperature Estimation Using a Constant Current Supply
  • An Observation Regarding: “Fireworks Shell Drift due to Shell-to-Bore Clearance”
  • Review of The Big Bang: A History of Explosives by George I. Brown
  • Review of Incendiary Art: The Representation of Fireworks in Early Modern Europe by Kevin Salatino


Issue Number 15, Summer 2002:



  • A Note on the Design of Experiments
  • Pollutant Emissions from Power Plants
  • Reprint of: Chapter III — Accroides
  • Review of The Chemistry and Characteristics of Explosive Materials by James R. Cook, PhD
  • Review of Head and Eye Protection: A Guide for Those Who Manufacture, Test, or Use Explosives by Confederation of British Industry
  • Review of Protection against Substances Hazardous to Health by Confederation of British Industry

Issue Number 16, Winter 2002:


  • Reprint of: Grass TreeGum—(Australian Dragon’s Blood) Dr.McCrea / John Kruse
  • Review of Propellants and Explosives: Thermochemical Aspects of Combustion Naminosuke Kubota
  • Review of: Explosives Rudolf Meyer, Josef Köhler, and Axel Homburg


Issue Number 17, Summer 2003:



  • A Curious Observation during the Burning of Bulk Whistle Composition  by  L. Weinman
  • Review by S. Miller of: Proximate Special Effects Familiarization and Safety by J. L. Mattingly, D. A. Opperman and F. Pinkerton
  • Review by B. Douda of: Pyrotechnics by A. P. Hardt
  • Review by S. K. Poehlein and C.K. Wilharm of: Pyrotechnics by A. P. Hardt


Issue 18, Winter 2003:



  • Particle Size Effect in Pyrotechnic Compositions Containing Potassium Chlorate
  • Review by B. E. Douda of: Pyrotechnics by A. P. Hardt
  • Review by S. D. Poehlein & S. K. Wilharm of: Pyrotechnics by A. P. Hardt
  • Review by B. Sturman of: Pyrotechnics by A. P. Hardt
  • Review by J. Bergman of: Black Powder Manufacturing, Testing, and Optimizing by Ian von Maltitz


Issue 19, Summer 2004:



  • Comment from Ron Lancaster on “Review of Pyrotechnics” that appeared in Issue 18
  • Review by K. Kosanke of: Ignition Handbook by Vytenis Babrauskas


Issue 20, Winter 2004:



  • A Simplified Method for Determining the Strength of a Tube Subjected to Internal Pressure by L. Weinman
  • Review by John Steinberg of: Amateur Rocket Motor Construction David Sleeter
  • Review by K. Koenig of: Rocket Propulsion Elements, Seventh Edition by George P. Sutton, Oscar Biblarz

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