Explosion FAQs:

Q: Is an explosion a rapid increase in volume and release of energy in an extreme manner?

A: Yes, and usually with the generation of high temperatures and the release of gases.

Q: Are explosions created by low explosives through a slower burning process known as deflagration?

A: Yes.

Q: Are explosions one type of mechanical explosion that can occur when a vessel containing a pressurized liquid is ruptured?

A: Yes, and causing a rapid increase in volume as the liquid evaporates.