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Hell's Fire: A Documentary History of the American Atomic and Thermonuclear Weapons Projects, from Hiroshima to the Cold War and the War on Terror
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 140,350. Language: English. Published: September 8, 2009. Category: Nonfiction » History » War
A history of nuclear weapons, from the Manhattan Project which built the atomic bomb, to the "Mike" test which paved the way for the hydrogen bomb, to the "war on terror" which seeks an entire new generation of "earth-penetrating" nuclear bombs.
Practice Makes Perfect in Chemistry: Nuclear Chemistry with Answers
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 7,230. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
One of the best ways to succeed in Chemistry is to practice taking real test questions. This volume contains 183 problems on Nuclear Energy divided into four chapters: Natural Radioactivity, Transmutation, Fission and Fusion, Beneficial Uses of Isotopes, and Miscellaneous. All answers are provided. Try the problems. With a little Practice, Practice, you’ll be Perfect, Perfect. Good Luck!!!
Practice Makes Perfect in Chemistry: Nuclear Energy
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 6,920. Language: English. Published: March 3, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Sciences
One of the best ways to succeed in Chemistry is to practice taking real test questions. This volume contains 183 problems on Nuclear Energy divided into four chapters: Natural Radioactivity, Transmutation, Fission and Fusion, Beneficial Uses of Isotopes, and Miscellaneous. Try the problems. With a little Practice, Practice, Practice, you’ll be Perfect, Perfect, Perfect. Good Luck!!!
2010 Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation - Federal Guidance for a Nuclear Bomb Attack on an American City, Effects, Fallout, Shelter, Medical Care, Decontamination
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Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 49,800. Language: English. Published: December 22, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Science and Nature » Military Science
This 2010 second edition of the Federal report, Planning Guidance for Response to a Nuclear Detonation, has been the subject of major news reports on revised thinking about shelter-in-place response to a nuclear attack. It provides emergency planners with nuclear detonation-specific response recommendations to maximize the preservation of life in the event of an urban nuclear detonation.
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.