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Tue, Apr 13



Chemistry of Pyrotechnics II - Intermediate Course

Course Fee: $2,400 The Chemistry of Pyrotechnics II – Intermediate Course is a four-day course designed to provide working professionals who desire to continue their education the opportunity to examine fundamental concepts applied to the manufacturing of explosive substances and articles.

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Chemistry of Pyrotechnics II - Intermediate Course
Chemistry of Pyrotechnics II - Intermediate Course

Time & Location

Apr 13, 2021, 8:00 AM – Apr 16, 2021, 4:00 PM

Mesa, Mesa, AZ, USA

About the Event

Course Registration Fee:  $2,400

Course Content:

The course will use the second edition of “Chemistry of Pyrotechnics – Basic principles and theory”, by Dr. John A. Conkling and Mr. Christopher Mocella, and, the third edition of “The Chemistry of Explosives”, by Dr. Jacqueline Akhavan.  Dr. Vilem Petr, Technical Director of the Colorado School of Mines Advanced Explosives Processing Research Group will coordinate the course and demonstrations with support from Dr. Jackson Shaver and other faculty members and guest lecturers

NOTE:  Lodging is not included in the course fee.  TCI will coordinate lodging for course attendees.  The last day of the course will end at 12:30pm local time.

Highlights from the course include:

  • Advanced discussion of pyrotechnic, explosive and propellant principles and practices
  • Process safety and quality assurance concepts for energetic materials
  • Research and tools to predict and measure energetic effects
  • Management of explosive substances and articles

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