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What happens when a bomb explodes: A review of current understanding in conventional munitions

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The talk will begin by outlining the typical design of conventional (non-nuclear) munitions including the high explosive and casing materials used. I will then consider the blast and fragments produced when such a weapon explodes. Although some well-known scientists (including Nevill Mott and G.I. Taylor) have contributed much theoretical understanding of these topics, the field is still open to improvements in understanding and methods across a wide range of physics and materials science-related questions.

This talk is part of the Surfaces, Microstructure and Fracture Group series.

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