Design for Munition Safety - EOE-IM

Technology School
Technology
2.5 days

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Expert

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AS A PRECAUTIONARY MEASURE, THE DEFENCE ACADEMY HAS POSTPONED THIS COURSE IN LIGHT OF COVID-19.  PLEASE CONTINUE TO CHECK THIS PAGE FOR RESCHEDULED COURSE DATES.


This short course is a module from the Explosive Ordnance Engineering (EOE) MSc. It is delivered by Cranfield University on behalf of the Technology School, Defence Academy.

 Course Elements
  • pan-national philosophies of Insensitive Munitions (IM) and IM policy
  • methods to achieve IM based on formulation and preparation of explosives
  • methods to achieve IM based on design of weapons systems
  • methods to achieve IM based on mitigation of effects and packaging
  • cost benefit analysis
  • accident analysis
  • test methods and criteria

What you will learn

You will learn/develop:
  • identify the different national approaches to IM
  • consider the design approaches which may lead to IM

How will this course help my career?

You will have the skills to identify the different national approaches to IM and to consider the design approaches which may lead to IM.

Before you attend

If you are seeking a Ministry of Defence (MOD) funded place, you will need to demonstrate in your application that there is a clear business need to undertake the course. 

Can I attend this course?

This course is suitable for the following type(s) of applicant.
  • Industry
  • Internationals
  • Military
  • MOD Civil Servants
  • Partners Across Government (PAG)
Explosives safety advisors, IPTs, those in explosive procurement.

How will I learn?

Classroom

How will you be assessed?

Coursework; production of a briefing note or guidance document following an in-class case study on IM.

This accredited short course, which will be taught at MSc standard, is one of the modules that comprise the MSc in Explosive Ordnance Engineering.

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