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Physics of explosions

  1. Sep 9, 2005 #1
    I was wondering if anyone could tell me the forces acting on debris from an explosion, and the types of energy involved??
    id really appreciate emailed answers-my email address is critical_bill13@hotmail.com

    Thanks very much for any replies!!! :smile:
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 9, 2005 #2
    just like wind

    but very high speeds,
    and on some range from the center the speed does not necessarily decrease with distance (in 1/r²) because on reaction and/or heating still going on

    speeds are generated by expansion from chemical reaction and heating
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