Aspects of Explosives Detection

Written By Maurice Marshall
Aspects of Explosives Detection
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 28 July 2011
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
  • Pages : 302 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Aspects of Explosives Detection written by Maurice Marshall which was release on 28 July 2011, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Detection and quantification of trace chemicals is a major thrust of analytical chemistry. In recent years much effort has been spent developing detection systems for priority pollutants. Less mature are the detections of substances of interest to law enforcement and security personnel:in particular explosives. This volume will discuss the detection of these, not only setting out the theoretical fundamentals, but also emphasizing the remarkable developments in the last decade. Terrorist events—airplanes blown out of the sky (PanAm 103 over Lockerbie) and attacks on U.S. and European cities (Trade Center in New York and the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, railways in London and Madrid)--emphasize the danger of concealed explosives. However, since most explosives release little vapor, it was not possible to detect them by technology used on most organic substances. After PanAm 103 was downed over Scotland, the U.S. Congress requested automatic explosive detection equipment be placed in airports. This volume outlines the history of explosive detection research, the developments along the way, present day technologies, and what we think the future holds. - Written by experts in the field who set out both the scientific issues and the practical context with authority - Discusses and describes the threat - Describes the theoretical background and practical applications of both trace and bulk explosives detection

Aspects of Explosives Detection

Aspects of Explosives Detection
  • Author : Maurice Marshall,Jimmie C. Oxley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2011-07-28
  • Total pages : 302
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Detection and quantification of trace chemicals is a major thrust of analytical chemistry. In recent years much effort has been spent developing detection systems for priority pollutants. Less mature are the detections of substances of interest to law enforcement and security personnel:in particular explosives. This volume will discuss the ...

Vapour and Trace Detection of Explosives for Anti Terrorism Purposes

Vapour and Trace Detection of Explosives for Anti Terrorism Purposes
  • Author : M. Krausa
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-11-06
  • Total pages : 152
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : The fast detection of explosives from the vapor phase would be one way to enhance the protection of society against terrorist attacks. Up to now the problem of detection of explosives, especially the location of explosives whether at large areas e. g. station halls, theaters or hidden in cars, aircraft ...

Existing and Potential Standoff Explosives Detection Techniques

Existing and Potential Standoff Explosives Detection Techniques
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology,Committee on the Review of Existing and Potential Standoff Explosives Detection Techniques
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2004-05-14
  • Total pages : 148
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Existing and Potential Standoff Explosives Detection Techniques examines the scientific techniques currently used as the basis for explosives detection and determines whether other techniques might provide promising research avenues with possible pathways to new detection protocols. This report describe the characteristics of explosives, bombs, and their components that are or ...

Vapour and Trace Detection of Explosives for Anti Terrorism Purposes

Vapour and Trace Detection of Explosives for Anti Terrorism Purposes
  • Author : M Krausa
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2004-10-18
  • Total pages : 164
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Up to now so called sniffer dogs are the most successful and widespread systems for the explosives detection at airports and in public areas. Dogs are able to detect explosives under various conditions. On the other hand dogs are living beings and their behavior and skills are influenced by numerous ...

Detection of Bulk Explosives Advanced Techniques against Terrorism

Detection of Bulk Explosives Advanced Techniques against Terrorism
  • Author : Hiltmar Schubert,Andrey Kuznetsov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 232
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Detection of Bulk Explosives: Advanced Techniques against Terrorism contains reviews of: existing and emerging bulk explosives detection techniques; scientific and technical policy of the Federal Border Service of the Russian Federation; challenges in application and evaluation of EDS systems for aviation security; multi-sensor approach to explosives detection. There are also ...

Explosives Detection

Explosives Detection
  • Author : Lorenzo Capineri,Eyüp Kuntay Turmuş
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-01-29
  • Total pages : 331
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : This volume presents selected contributions from the “Advanced Research Workshop on Explosives Detection” hosted by the Department of Information Engineering of the University of Florence, Italy in 2018. The main goal of the workshop was to find out how Science for Peace and Security projects in the field of Explosives Detection ...

Field Detection Technologies for Explosives

Field Detection Technologies for Explosives
  • Author : Yin Sun
  • Publisher : ILM Publications
  • Release Date : 2009-12
  • Total pages : 301
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Download or read online Field Detection Technologies for Explosives written by Yin Sun, published by ILM Publications which was released on 2009-12. Get Field Detection Technologies for Explosives Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Detection of Explosives and Landmines

Detection of Explosives and Landmines
  • Author : Hiltmar Schubert,Andrey Kuznetsov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-12-06
  • Total pages : 249
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : This ARW is the third NATO-sponsored workshop on Explosives Detection and Humanitarian Demining. The previous events were • Detection and Destruction of Anti-Personnel Landmines Moscow, 1997 • Explosives Detection and Decontamination of the Environment Prague, 1997. Over the last decade applied research in Humanitarian Demining has made progress to some extend, but according to ...

Counterterrorist Detection Techniques of Explosives

Counterterrorist Detection Techniques of Explosives
  • Author : Avi Cagan,Jimmie C. Oxley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-12-08
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Counterterrorist Detection Techniques of Explosives, Second Edition covers the most current techniques available for explosive detection. This completely revised volume describes the most updated research findings that will be used in the next generation of explosives detection technologies. New editors Drs. Avi Cagan and Jimmie Oxley have assembled in one ...

Existing and Potential Standoff Explosives Detection Techniques

Existing and Potential Standoff Explosives Detection Techniques
  • Author : National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology,Committee on the Review of Existing and Potential Standoff Explosives Detection Techniques
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 2004-06-14
  • Total pages : 148
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Existing and Potential Standoff Explosives Detection Techniques examines the scientific techniques currently used as the basis for explosives detection and determines whether other techniques might provide promising research avenues with possible pathways to new detection protocols. This report describe the characteristics of explosives, bombs, and their components that are or ...

Demystifying Explosives

Demystifying Explosives
  • Author : Sethuramasharma Venugopalan
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-01-09
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Demystifying Explosives: Concepts in High Energy Materials explains the basic concepts of and the science behind the entire spectrum of high energy materials (HEMs) and gives a broad perspective about all types of HEMs and their interrelationships. Demystifying Explosives covers topics ranging from explosives, deflagration, detonation, and pyrotechnics to safety ...

Guide for the Selection of Commercial Explosives Detection Systems for Law Enforcement Applications

Guide for the Selection of Commercial Explosives Detection Systems for Law Enforcement Applications
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 116
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Download or read online Guide for the Selection of Commercial Explosives Detection Systems for Law Enforcement Applications written by , published by which was released on 1999. Get Guide for the Selection of Commercial Explosives Detection Systems for Law Enforcement Applications Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Detection and Disposal of Improvised Explosives

Detection and Disposal of Improvised Explosives
  • Author : Hiltmar Schubert,Andrey Kuznetsov
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-01-02
  • Total pages : 230
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : This book collects lectures of an international NATO-Russian Advanced Research Workshop on Detection and Disposal of Improvised Explosives (IE) used by terrorists. The disposal of IE is especially dangerous, because they are often much more unstable and mechanically more sensitive than commercial or military explosives. This text covers detection of ...

Laser Based Optical Detection of Explosives

Laser Based Optical Detection of Explosives
  • Author : Paul M. Pellegrino,Ellen L. Holthoff,Mikella E. Farrell
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-09-03
  • Total pages : 409
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Laser-Based Optical Detection of Explosives offers a comprehensive review of past, present, and emerging laser-based methods for the detection of a variety of explosives. This book: Considers laser propagation safety and explains standard test material preparation for standoff optical-based detection system evaluation Explores explosives detection using deep ultraviolet native fluorescence, ...

Guide for the Selection of Commercial Explosives Detection Systems for Law Enforcement Applications

Guide for the Selection of Commercial Explosives Detection Systems for Law Enforcement Applications
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 116
  • ISBN : 9780080923147
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Summary : Download or read online Guide for the Selection of Commercial Explosives Detection Systems for Law Enforcement Applications written by , published by which was released on 1999. Get Guide for the Selection of Commercial Explosives Detection Systems for Law Enforcement Applications Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....