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1.
Beyond Engineering : How Society Shapes Technology (Sloan Technology Series)
by Robert Pool

Oxford Univ Press
Hardcover - 400 pages
(July 1997)



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3.5 out of 5 stars
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Reversing the usual studies of how technological innovation impacts society, Pool examines how technological change is shaped by non- scientific factors. Among his examples are nuclear energy, light bulbs, commercial electricity, personal computers, and how the technologically superior steam-powered... Read more

 


2.
Chemical Reaction Engineering
by Octave Levenspiel

John Wiley & Sons
Hardcover
3rd edition (August 1998)

$106.95

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5 out of 5 stars
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An introductory text, emphasizing qualitative arguments, simple design methods, graphical procedures, and capabilities of major reactor types. Times is taken to discuss why certain assumptions are made, and to indicate the limitations of the treatment when applied to real situations. Coverage... Read more

 


3.   The Curve of Binding Energy
by John A. McPhee

Farrar Straus & Giroux
Hardcover - 231 pages
(May 1974)


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5 out of 5 stars
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Theodore B. Taylor was among the most ingenious engineers of the nuclear age. He created the most powerful and the smallest nuclear weapons of his time (his masterpiece, the Davy Crockett, weighed in at a svelte 50 pounds) and also spearheaded efforts to create a nuclear-powered spacecraft. But in... Read more

 


4.   Techniques for Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments : A How-To Approach
by William R. Leo

Springer Verlag
Paperback - 378 pages
2nd Rev edition (March 1994)



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3 out of 5 stars
Fabio Carpenedo (carpenedo@bo.infn.it) , November 27, 1998 3 out of 5 stars
Quite deep overview, but statistics...
It's a good book: very good English, it treats quite everything from the point of view of CAUSES! It's full of precise references (good for the thesis!).

Expecially good topics: ionization and scintillation detectors; photomultipliers. Lacks: calorimetres and Cerenkov counters! For these topics I... Read more

 


5.
The Tainted Desert: Environmental and Social Ruin in the American West
by Valerie Kuletz

Routledge
Paperback - 288 pages
(April 1998)



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5 out of 5 stars
From Kirkus Reviews , March 1, 1998
Nuclear waste meets Native American folkways in this garbled account of desert ecopolitics. Kuletz (Univ. of Canterbury, New Zealand) has turned her doctoral dissertation into a book, and its origins are evident. The text bristles with jargon and zigzags over a vast swath of territory, without... Read more

 


6.
The Fusion Quest
by T. Kenneth Fowler

Johns Hopkins Univ Pr
Hardcover - 264 pages
(April 1997)



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Fusion as a source of energy has been a long-sought but never-achieved dream of the scientific establishment. The idea sounds simple enough: create cheap, limitless energy by the same processes that fuel the sun. The problem, however, is scale: how to reproduce the continual fusion of hydrogen atom... Read more

 


7.   Modern Elementary Particle Physics : The Fundamental Particles and Forces
by Gordon Kane

Perseus Pr
Paperback - 352 pages
Updated edition (April 1993)



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4 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , August 1, 1993
Revised and updated from the 1987 version. Rather than giving a historical treatment, the author explains the modern standard model and the gauge theory of the interactions of quarks and leptons via exchange of photons, W and Z bosons, and gluons. The treatment avoids technical details, but fully... Read more

 


8.   Renewable Energy : Sources for Fuels and Electricity
by Thomsa B. Johansson, et al

Island Pr
Paperback - 1160 pages
(November 1992)



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1 out of 5 stars
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Overall performance, cost, market potential, and environmental impact are assessed for fuels and electricity derived from hydroelectric, wind, photovoltaics, solar-thermal, geothermal, ocean and biomass energy sources. In addition, practical and specific recommendations for promoting the adoption of... Read more

 


9.   Inertial Confinement Fusion: The Quest for Ignition and Energy Gain Using Indirect Drive
by John D. Lindl

Springer Verlag
Hardcover - 211 pages




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5 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, July 15, 1998 5 out of 5 stars
A must read in terms of future of energy R&D, space travel.
John Lindl's "Inertial Confinement Fusion" is a must read for those interested in the future of energy R&D, space travel and science for the 21st century. ICF (inertial confinement fusion) was first demonstrated in the early 1950s with the development of the hydrogen bomb. The nuclear... Read more

 


10.   101 Solved Nuclear Engineering Problems
by J. A. Camara

Professional Pubns
Paperback - 168 pages
(January 1999)


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11.   The Enemy Within : The High Cost of Living Near Nuclear Reactors : Breast Cancer, Aids, Low Birthweights, and Other Radiation-Induced Immune Deficienc
by Jay M. Gould(Editor), et al

Four Walls Eight Windows
Paperback
(July 1996)


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2 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , November 1, 1996
Gould, former member of the EPA Science Advisory Board, author, and statistician, uses his talents to analyze data correlating proximity to nuclear reactors and disease. Focusing on breast cancer, premature and underweight births, and immune deficiency syndromes, the author argues that nuclear... Read more

 


12.
Commercial Nuclear Power : Assuring Safety for the Future
by Charles B. Ramsey, Mohammad Modarres

John Wiley & Sons
Hardcover - 508 pages
1 edition (March 1998)

$84.95

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3 out of 5 stars
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Written by a US Department of Energy program manager for nuclear safety and a nuclear engineering professor, this volume addresses the subject of the human and environmental risks posed by the nuclear industry and the industry safety practices designed to control those risks. Coverage, providing an... Read more

 


13.   Power Plant Engineering
by Lawrence F. Drbal(Editor), et al

Chapman & Hall
Hardcover
(February 1996)


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4 out of 5 stars
From Book News, Inc. , June 1, 1996
A reference/text on the design of coal-fueled power plants, developed from the perspective of the system design engineer. It describes the approach the engineer uses to design and integrate the plant systems and to specify performance and design requirements (but it doesn't address the detailed... Read more

 


14.   Introduction to Nuclear Engineering
by John R. Lamarsh

Addison-Wesley Pub Co
Hardcover
2nd edition (February 1983)

$93.66

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5 out of 5 stars
meza@altavista.net , May 18, 1998 5 out of 5 stars
Excelent book for the non-nuclear engineer
A great book to self-teach nuclear engineering. Oriented to the advanced student of physics, or the engineer. Starts with a review of particle physics and modern physic basics, ending in the design of nuclear reactors, safety procedures and effects of radiation on living organisms. Read more

 


15.   Nuclear and Particle Physics
by W. S. C. Williams

Oxford Univ Press
Paperback - 385 pages
(May 1991)

$54.90

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16.   Gauge Theory of Weak Interactions
by Walter Greiner, Berndt Muller

Springer Verlag
Paperback - 395 pages
2nd Rev edition (June 1996)



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17.   Deadly Deceit : Low-Level Radiation High-Level Cover-Up
by Jay M. Gould, Benjamin A. Goldman (Contributor)

Four Walls Eight Windows
Paperback
(April 1991)



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2.5 out of 5 stars
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Published by Four Walls Eight Windows, PO Box 548, Village Station, New York, NY 10014. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or. Read more

 


18.   Nuclear Chemical Engineering
by Manson Benedict, et al

McGraw Hill College Div
Hardcover - 1024 pages
2nd edition (April 1, 1981)

$113.75

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Burying Uncertainty : Risk and the Case Against Geological Disposal of Nuclear Waste
by Kristin S. Shrader-Frechette

Univ California Press
Paperback
(January 1994)

$15.95

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Shrader-Frechette (philosophy, U. of South Florida) draws also on her background in mathematics and physics to argue that burying radioactive waste is profoundly misguided on both scientific and ethical grounds. She suggests that for at least a century it should be stored above ground where it can... Read more

 


20.   Nuclear Reactor Analysis
by James J., Duderstadt, Louis J. Hamilton (Contributor)

John Wiley & Sons
Hardcover - 672 pages
1 edition (January 2, 1976)

$117.95

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5 out of 5 stars
mikewalker@geocities.com , January 19, 1998 5 out of 5 stars
_Nuclear Reactor Analysis_: A Good Place to Start
A good, solid, book for a undergraduate student in nuclear engineering or anyone with a physical sciences background who is interested in learning more about nuclear power operations and analysis. Very clear text with plenty of information on topics (i.e., reactor design) that often confuse... Read more

 


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Plutonium and Highly Enriched Uranium 1996 : World Inventories, Capabilities and Policies (Stockholm International Peace Research.//s I P R I monograp
by David Albright, et al

Oxford Univ Press
Hardcover
(May 1997)



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Plutonium and highly enriched uranium are the basic materials used in nuclear weapons. Plutonium also plays an important role in the generation of nuclear electricity. Knowing how much plutonium and HEU exists, where, in which form and under which controls is vital for international security and... Read more

 


22.   How to Survive a Nuclear Accident
by Duncan Long

Loompanics Unlimited
Paperback - 150 pages
(January 1988)



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An Introduction to Gauge Theories and Modern Particle Physics : Electroweak Interactions, the 'New Particles' and the Patron Model (Cambridge Monogra)
by Elliot Leader, Enrico Predazzi (Contributor)

Cambridge Univ Pr (Short)
Paperback
Vol 001 (September 1995)

$52.95

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5 out of 5 stars
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In 1983, researchers detected the existence of W and Z bosons and many new results have followed. Presenting underlying physical principles in a simple and intuitive way, this is the first graduate-level textbook on the "second generation" of particle physics after 1983. Read more

 


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History of the United States Atomic Energy Commission. Vol 1 : The New World 1939-1946
by Richard G. Hewlett, Oscar E. Jr. Anderson

Univ California Press
Paperback - 781 pages
Vol 001 Reprint edition (January 1991)



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The first scholarly history of early atomic developments in the United States, The New World is a major contribution. Read more

 


25.   Nuclear Energy : Principles, Practices, and Prospects
by David Bodansky

Springer Verlag
Hardcover - 396 pages
(May 1996)



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From Book News, Inc. , November 1, 1996
A review of nuclear power development and the major themes attached to fission practices, illustrating some key mathematical concepts but generally steering toward the educated lay person with a year of physics under their belts. Bodansky (U. of Washington) supplies the technical background needed... Read more

 


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