Eprouvettes

Eprouvettes

A Comprehensive Study of Early Devices for the Testing of Gunpowder

R.T.W. Kempers

Hardback
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Royal Armouries

Overview

Overview

This is the first detailed survey of eprouvettes (gunpowder-testers) ever attempted in a single volume. The core of the book is an illustrated survey of types; it also contains a survey of gunpowder testing through the ages, a suggested typology for eprouvettes, and experimental data based on firings carried out by the author. The volume is completed by a series of appendices, including a listing of over 700 eprouvettes.

Details

November 2003
352 pages
ISBN: 9780948092275
Format: Hardback
Royal Armouries
BIC HBW
BISAC HIS027000
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