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The updated second edition of Handbook of Firearms and Ballistics includes recent developed analytical techniques and methodologies with a more comprehensive glossary, additional material, and new case studies. With a new chapter on the determination of bullet caliber via x-ray photography, this edition includes revised material on muzzle attachments, proof marks, non-toxic bullets, and gunshot residues. Essential reading for forensic scientists, firearms examiners, defense and prosecution practitioners, the judiciary, and police force, this book is also a helpful reference guide for undergraduate and graduate forensic science students.Content: Chapter 1 Firearms (pages 1–42): Chapter 2 Ammunition (pages 43–99): Chapter 3 Ballistics (pages 101–143): Chapter 4 Forensic Firearms Examination (pages 145–210): Chapter 5 Range of Firing Estimations and Bullet Hole Examinations (pages 211–239): Chapter 6 Gunshot Residue Examination (pages 241–269): Chapter 7 Gun?Handling Tests (pages 271–276): Chapter 8 Restoration of Erased Numbers (pages 277–289): Chapter 9 Qualifying the Expert and Cross?Examination Questions (pages 291–303): Chapter 10 Classification of Firearm?Related Death (pages 305–309):
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