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SSE608 Explosives and Bio Materials

Lead Faculty: Dr. Shekar Viswanathan

Course Description

Introduction to classification and detection of explosives, tagging of explosives, the detection of hidden explosives in airfreight, luggage, vehicles, and on suspects. Also covers biological threat materials and their assessment and control.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize the science of explosives and landmines and how to detect them using various concepts and methods.
  • Demonstrate the approaches used by security professionals in detecting hidden explosives.
  • Assess technologies needed for detection of explosives and landmines.
  • Develop control and mitigation techniques for protection against explosives.