Blasting ?quipment and Technology - Production of Blasting Materials - BETT - PBM
Full-time students are trained in the course of three semesters and part-time students are educated in the course of four semesters. The Masters degree is unique in Bulgaria and offers training to experts in the associations within the military-industrial complex, in the plants for the production of explosives for civil uses, as well as in the Ministry of Defence and the Interior. Students gain fundamental knowledge in the technology and organisation of the production of powder-type, coarsely-dispersed, blasting slurry, emulsion-type, nitroester, and gelatine explosives, as well as of all sorts of blasting agents employed in the mining industry and in special production. They also obtain knowledge in the fundamentals of pyrotechnics and the production of pyrotechnic articles. Detailed training is offered in the blasting technology in opencast and underground sites, as well as in special shotfiring operations. Profound education is given in the European requirements for the classification, methods for testing, transportation, and storage of explosives. Safety standards in the production and use of explosives are studied.