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Explosion impact

  1. Oct 24, 2012 #1
    Why when got bomb explosion even stand a few ways away,it exploded and the impact can kill a person?
     
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  3. Oct 24, 2012 #2
    Gasses expanding at supersonic speed can do a lot of damage. Not to mention shrapnel.
     
  4. Oct 24, 2012 #3

    davenn

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    yes, its that expanding shockwave that actually does the damage

    There's some awesome shockwave videos on youtube

    Dave
     
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