Are you looking to get the latest edition of Dr. Calvin Konya’s Book, Rock Blasting and Overbreak Control?
Well look no further because here is the new 5th edition!
The 5th Edition of Rock Blasting and Overbreak Control by Dr. Calvin Konya. This book was updated and launched in 2015 to include the newest information available in the explosives and blasting industry. The original version of this book was written in 1983 for the Federal Highway Administration. It was also used by the National Highway Institute, The Panama Canal Authority, The Government of Saudi Arabia, The U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, and Universities all over the world, and much more.
It was written to train the engineers, inspectors, and blasters working on government highway projects. Afterwards it was modified to be used with the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers on major construction projects, including lock and damn blasting. Since then, it has been updated many times and has taught thousands of people worldwide. It is today used in mines and quarries, lock and damn, harbor deepening, highway and other heavy construction projects.
the 5th edition includes new topics such as:
- Underwater Blasting
- Air Overpressure
- Super-brittle Rock Behavior
- and much more.
Along with updates to all old information and new formulations.
Rock Blasting and Overbreak Control is the only book that takes a step by step approach to designing and checking blast designs without any guess work. This book has been created so that any level can understand the concepts by repeatedly building upon previous chapters. It is currently used in organizations and universities world-wide. It is also used in teaching at the Academy of Blasting and Explosive Technology as well as the online version at Academy Blasting.
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