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What could 100 grams of tnt destroy?

  1. Aug 28, 2012 #1
    The title basically summarizes this,and what Modern Day weapon/explosive could this be compared to?
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  3. Aug 28, 2012 #2


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    1 gram of TNT releases ~4kj of energy. 100 grams is probably in the same ballpark as a hand grenade.
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