Firework Displays: Explosive Entertainment : A Guide to Getting the Most from Your Firework Displays for Designers, Firers and Event Organisers Hardback
by Tom Smith
This new book, with over 180 illustrations and over 50 tables of data, is designed for firework display firers, designers and organisers of outdoor events.
From the enthusiastic amateur firer who wants to get the most from the legally available fireworks, all the way up to the seasoned professional, this book will benefit those needing more information about the ways professionals plan and use fireworks to the greatest effect.Dr. Smith's book covers the areas of: ? Ancient and modern history of firework displays ? Types and effects of fireworks ? Types of displays most commonly used today ? Newly created diagrams of firework types and effects, from both an aesthetic and safety point of viewSpecific sections on: ?
Display safety, risk assessment and fallout issues ?
Planning and rigging of the display site ? Research on mortar rack safety ? Display design philosophies and choosing the appropriate fireworks ?
Colour theory and synchronisation of fireworks to music ?
Electric firing ? Legal issues, international standards and environmental effects ?
Case studies of displays, large and small ? Future developments in fireworks and displays ? What happens when things do not go to plan.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 354 pages, 180 full-colour illustrations, 50 tables
- Publisher: Chemical Publishing Co Inc.,U.S.
- Publication Date: 01/06/2011
- Category: Explosives technology & pyrotechnics
- ISBN: 9780820600901
- Hardback from £120.00