4F10.40 - Dust Explosions

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Code Number:
Demo Title:
Dust Explosions
Explosive Mixtures, Critical Concentrations
Area of Study:
Chemistry and Physics
Dust Explosion App, Candles, Disposable Grill Lighter, Bunsen Burner.

See also 4F10.40 in Heat and Fluids

See the files for directions.

  • Hm-1:  Freier and Anderson, A Demonstration Handbook for Physics.
  • Tik Liem, "The Angry Bucket", Investigation to Science Inquiry, pp. 160.
  • Theodore Gray, "Vacuum Power", Popular Science, Sept. 2013, p. 68.
  • Mike Walker, "A Not-So-Sweet Surprise", Popular Science, August 2010, p. 72.
  • Jearl Walker, "5.11, Danger of Powder Floating in the Air", The Flying Circus of Physics Ed. 2, p. 224.
  • "Dust Explosions" & "Exploding Flame",  Leonard A. Ford,  Chemical Magic, p. 73.
  • Adam Pitluk, "Sugar Mill Explosion", Popular Mechanics, Aug. 2008, p. 84.
  • Tik L. Liem, "The Straw Flame Thrower", Invitations to Science Inquiry - Supplement to 1st and 2nd Ed. p. 65.
  • Borislaw Bilash II, “Making It Explode“, A Demo A Day – A Year of Physical Science Demonstrations, p. 154.

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