Books tagged: nuclear power

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Fuel Free! Living Well Without Fossil Fuels
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Price: Free! Words: 27,340. Language: English. Published: November 11, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Environment
A vision of life without fossil fuels that is not a dream but an achievable plan for our future. The only breakthroughs required are political. The science is already here, but hard work is needed to develop it further and create our new reality. Powerful fossil fuel interests have been amazingly successful in blocking these efforts.
21st Century Essential Guide to NIF - National Ignition Facility - Laser Inertial Confinement Nuclear Fusion for Energy Research and National Security, LIFE Power Concept
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 26,830. Language: English. Published: December 18, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Physics
The National Ignition Facility, the world s largest laser system housed in a ten-story building at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, is the subject of this guide. NIF's 192 lasers can deliver 60 times more energy than any previous laser system. NIF will focus laser energy on a tiny target, creating conditions similar to those that exist only in the cores of stars and hydrogen bombs.
21st Century Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development, Production of Hydrogen from Nuclear Energy for the Hydrogen Initiative, Feedstocks, High-Temperature Electrolysis (HTE), Fuel Cycle
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 14,740. Language: English. Published: February 23, 2011. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Ecology and Environment
The Nuclear Hydrogen Research and Development Plan from the U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Nuclear Energy, describes ongoing plans for demonstrating the production of clean hydrogen fuel from nuclear energy. Hydrogen is abundant in nature but occurs primarily in stable compounds that require significant energy to produce hydrogen for use as a fuel.
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.