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Fireworks, Principles and Practice, 4th Edition



 
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ISBN-13/EAN: 9780820604077
ISBN: 0820604070
Author: Ronald Lancaster, MBE
Chemical Publishing
Book - Hardback
Pub Date: Jun 9, 2005
548 pages
www.kimboltonfireworks.co.uk
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The thoroughly revised and updated 4th edition of the one essential reference source regarded as “the Bible of Fireworks”.

CONTENTS - 

Preface to the Third and Fourth Editions Vll
Sixty Years' Love of Fireworks-Diamonds in the Sky
by Ron Lancaster xi

I. The History of Fireworks 1
2. Fireworks Displays Early Evolution to the 

    Modern Approach: A Personal View 49
3. Gunpowder 79
4. Firework Materials 95
5. General Pyrotechnic Principles 135
6. Chemistry of Firework Compositions 157
7. The Legislative Framework of Firework Control 167
8. Mixing and Charging 183
9. Containers 199
10. Stars 209
11. Colored Fires, Bengals, Lances, Portfires, and Torches 233
12. Roman Candles, Comets, and Mines 247
13. Noisemakers 259
14. Rockets 269
15. Drivers, Saxons, and Tourbillions 281
16. Shells 289
17. Gerbs, Fountains, Rains, Squibs, and Cones 305
18. Pinwheels and Crackers 315
19. Indoor Fireworks 321
20. Fuses and Quickmatch 333
21. Smoke 345
22. Exhibition Fireworks 353
23. Manufacturing Processes for Firework
Compositions: Japanese Fireworks 371

Glossary 441
References 479
Index 483



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