"A shaped charge, confined or unconfined, is a unit of explosive material with a cavity or hollow at the base. It behaves differently than an ordinary charge, and, when detonated, has been found to produce curious effects of concentrating the force of the explosive on an area opposite the cavity"--Introduction, page 1.
Forrester, James Donald, 1906-1979
Ph. D. in Mining Engineering
Missouri School of Mines and Metallurgy
xii, 174 pages
© 1952 Pranlal Girdharlal Sheth, All rights reserved.
Dissertation - Open Access
Mines and mineral resources
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Sheth, Pranlal Girdharlal, "Shaped charges: Their mechanism and applications in mining" (1952). Doctoral Dissertations. 984.