Books tagged: nuclear accident

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20th Century Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: 1986 Chernobyl Accident and Radioactive Release (Chornobyl Atomic Power Station) USSR, Health Consequences, Cesium, Iodine, Thyroid Cancer, Lessons
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 23,570. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
The 1986 radiation accident at the Chernobyl Atomic Power Station in the Ukraine is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the accident and its aftermath, including the health consequences, the release of radioactive cesium and iodine, thyroid cancer, containment of the destroyed Unit 4 reactor, American reaction and response, and much more.
20th Century Nuclear Power Plant Accidents: Three Mile Island (TMI) Reactor Accident in Pennsylvania - Partial Meltdown, Radiation Releases, Causes, Report of the Presidential Commission on TMI
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 65,410. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
The 1979 nuclear meltdown accident at the Three Mile Island (TMI) plant in Pennsylvania is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the accident and its aftermath, including a full reproduction of the report of the President's Commission on the Accident at TMI and much more.
2011 Essential Guide to Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Energy: Reactor Designs, Safety, Emergency Preparedness, Security, Renewals, New Designs, Licensing, American Plants, Decommissioning
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 105,610. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This authoritative guide provides up-to-date, official information on nuclear power plants and the nuclear energy industry with coverage of reactor designs, safety, security, renewals, new designs, licensing, American plants, decommissioning, soviet plants, fuel cycle, and more.
21st Century FEMA Radiological Emergency Management Independent Study Course (IS-3), Radiation, Radioactivity, Nuclear Power Plant Accidents, Detonation, Biological Effects, Protective Actions
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 29,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
This vital Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) independent training course manual from the Emergency Management Institute (EMI) provides authoritative, official information about radiological emergency management, with data on radiation, nuclear power plant accidents, biological effects, exposure control, fundamental concepts, and much more.
2011 Nuclear Power Plant Sourcebook: Mixed Oxide Fuel (MOX), Plutonium Health Effects, Fabrication Facility Documents, Safety Issues, Japanese Accident Crisis Fukushima Reactor Unit 3
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 232,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Mixed oxide fuel (MOX), a nuclear fuel containing uranium and plutonium and used in the Fukushima Daiichi Reactor 3 in Japan, is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the fuel and efforts to construct a MOX fabrication facility in the United States. There is also extensive information about the health effects of plutonium.
2011 Nuclear Power Plant Sourcebook: Cesium-137 Radioisotope, Radiation Health Effects and Toxicological Profile, Medical Treatment with Prussian Blue, Fukushima Accident Radioactive Release
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 104,440. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Cesium-137, a radioisotope with significant health implications that can be generated by nuclear power plant accidents and meltdowns, is fully covered in this authoritative collection of official documents with details about the health and medical impacts of this dangerous fission product, along with a drug, prussian blue, that can be used to treat people internally contaminated with Cs-137.
Medical Management of Radiological Casualties - Third Edition 2010 - Ionizing Radiation and Radionuclide Emergency Treatment, Acute Radiation Syndrome, Skin Injuries, Decontamination, Delayed Effects
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 15,310. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
This 2010 edition of a classic military handbook produced by the Armed Forces Radiobiology Research Institute at Bethesda, Maryland on the medical effects of ionizing radiation is a vital reference and superb source of official information, with practical emergency information and guidance.
2011 Nuclear Power Plant Sourcebook: Drugs for Exposure to Radioactive Iodine and Cesium - Potassium Iodide (KI) and Prussian Blue
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 23,520. Language: English. Published: March 15, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Current affairs
Two drugs, potassium iodide and prussian blue, are used to treat patients exposed to radioactive iodine and cesium. This authoritative collection of official documents has complete coverage of these important drugs.
2011 Complete Guide to Nuclear Power Plant Accidents, Meltdowns, and Radiation Emergencies: Practical, Authoritative Information on Health Effects and Treatment, Radioactive Decontamination
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 171,780. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
Practical, authoritative information about nuclear power plant accidents, meltdowns, and radiation emergencies: fifteen chapters and over 600 pages covering everything from the basics of radiation measurement to treatment and decontamination for radiation exposure.
Medical NBC Battlebook: Radiological Hazards and the Nuclear Battlefield - Nuclear Power Plants, Weapon Accidents, Nuclear Detonations, Treatment of Radiation Injuries, Fallout, Radioisotopes
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 35,370. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
Professionally converted for accurate e-book format reproduction, this important and highly regarded Medical NBC Battlebook excerpt covering radiological hazards and the nuclear battlefield - nuclear power plants, weapon accidents, nuclear detonations, treatment of radiation injuries, fallout, radioisotopes, and much more.