Masters Theses

Title

Development of deminer to neutralize antipersonnel landmines for humanitarian demining

Abstract

"An estimated 100 million unexploded land mines left over from this century's various wars and conflicts lie scattered in 94 countries, still lethal - decades after the peace treaties have been signed. Many of those mines are of the more modern "anti-personnel" variety which are designed to maim, rather than kill...Due to the exorbitant cost of current demining techniques, there is a need for a simple but cost effective method to neutralize mines. The present study, actually, considers a properly singled out mission: mine neutralization in shrubby, dry grounds"--Abstract, leaf iii.

Department(s)

Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

Degree Name

M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

Publisher

University of Missouri--Rolla

Publication Date

Fall 2004

Pagination

ix, 84 leaves

Note about bibliography

Includes bibliographical references (leaf 42).

Rights

© 2004 Abhishek Shesharao Karadkhelkar, All rights reserved.

Document Type

Thesis - Citation

File Type

text

Language

English

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Land mines -- Detection
Mines (Military explosives) -- Detection
Explosive ordnance disposal
Detectors -- Technological innovations

Thesis Number

T 8660

Print OCLC #

62268964

Link to Catalog Record

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http://laurel.lso.missouri.edu/record=b5395295~S5

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