5 Best Books on Blasting Engineering

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Blasting Engineering, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Blasting Engineering Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Blasting Engineering below.

1."Rock Fragmentation by Blasting" by B Mohanty
“Rock Fragmentation by Blasting” Book Review: This book is a comprehensive guide for mining engineers, geologists, and blasters. This book covers the principles and techniques of rock fragmentation by blasting, including blast design, explosive and initiation systems, blast-induced damage, and environmental impacts of blasting. The book also includes case studies and practical applications of rock blasting in various mining operations, making it a valuable resource for professionals and students in the field.

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2."Rock Fracture and Blasting: Theory and Applications" by Zong-Xian Zhang
“Rock Fracture and Blasting: Theory and Applications” Book Review: This book provides a comprehensive guide to stress waves and shock waves required for rock blasting. It covers all the necessary materials and components required for successful rock blasting while minimizing the impact on the surrounding environment. It also offers guidance on using modeling tools and techniques to design effective blast plans. Each chapter includes exercises to facilitate learning.

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3."Rock Blasting: Effects and Operations" by Pijush Pal Roy
“Rock Blasting: Effects and Operations” Book Review: This book provides an overview of rock blasting technology, covering both theoretical and practical aspects of drilling and blasting techniques for both surface and subterranean excavations. It includes case studies and results from the blasting department of the central mining research institute, as well as statistical methods, design parameters, and rock breakage mechanisms. It covers surface and subsurface blasting methodologies, explosive characteristics, and more.

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4."Drilling and Blasting of Rocks" by C. Lopez Jimeno and E Lopez Jimeno
“Drilling and Blasting of Rocks” Book Review: This book is designed for professionals working in the explosives sector of mining operations and civil engineering projects. It covers the fundamentals of drilling systems and their types, as well as safety measures to be taken during rock blasting. It also elaborates on equipment used for explosives. Students in the fields of civil engineering, mining, and construction can also benefit from this book.

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5."Rock Blasting Terms and Symbols: A Dictionary of Symbols and Terms in Rock Blasting and Related Areas like Drilling" by Agne Rustan
“Rock Blasting Terms and Symbols: A Dictionary of Symbols and Terms in Rock Blasting and Related Areas like Drilling” Book Review: This book is a valuable resource for professionals in the mining and blasting industry who want to research and write journals on rock blasting. It provides comprehensive definitions, explanations, and formulas related to rock blasting, along with helpful illustrations and data tables to enhance understanding. The book clarifies technical terms commonly used in blasting.

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