Electro Explosive Device Training Course

Location: Oaks, Pennsylvania, USA, the home of Franklin Applied Physics, Inc.

Lectures Times: 9:00 am to 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday, and finishing at noon on Friday.

Cost:  US$1226.00.

This course is for electroexplosive device (EED) handlers, their supervisors, safety engineers, and instructors. It is also for designers, R&D personnel, quality control personnel, and inspectors.

For further details and appliction form please course info.pdf


  • Nature of Explosions – Mechanical, Nuclear, Chemical Definitions
  • Chemistry of explosives and Explosions
  • Explosive Trains – Primary, Booster, Secondary
  • Safe and Arm – Separation, One Person, Insertion,  Mechanical, Automatic, Bore-riding, Set-back, Spin, etc.
  • Ignition of EEDs – Bridge types, Energy (short time),  Power (long time)
  • Inadvertent Ignition of EEDs – Wrong time, Batteries,  Galvanic Cell, Ground Currents, Electrostatic (ESD), Radio Frequency (RF), Stray Voltage, Lightning
  • Physical Effects of Explosions
  • Uses of Electro Explosive Devices (EEDs)
  • Quality Control of EEDs – Non-destructive tests, All-fire/ No Fire tests, Output tests
  • Definitions – Classify by use
  • High Explosives
  • Detonation and Effects
  • Propellants – Guns, Rockets
  • Pyrotechnics
  • Testing Explosives
  • Accident Protection
  • Storage & Shipment
  • History
  • Sources of Information

James G. Stuart, Ph.D.
Franklin Applied Physics, Inc.
98 Highland Avenue, PO Box 313
Oaks, Pennsylvania 19456-0313 U.S.A.
Tel (610) 666-6645, Fax (610) 666-0173

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