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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Effects of nuclear weapons.
[Washington] : U.S. Dept. of Defense, 1977
|Material Type:||Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Samuel Glasstone; Philip J Dolan; United States. Department of Defense.; United States. Department of Energy.; United States. Defense Atomic Support Agency.
|Notes:||Previous ed. entered under U.S. Defense Atomic Support Agency.
Nuclear bomb effect computer (plastic disc) in pocket.
|Description:||653 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm|
|Contents:||General principles of nuclear explosions --
Descriptions of nuclear explosions --
Air blast phenomena in air and surface bursts --
Air blast loading --
Structural damage from air blast --
Shock effects of surface and subsurface bursts --
Thermal radiation and its effects --
Initial nuclear radiation --
Residual nuclear radiation and fallout --
Radio and radar effects --
The electromagnetic pulse and its effects --
Biological effects --
Guide to SI units --
|Responsibility:||compiled and edited by Samuel Glasstone and Philip J. Dolan ; prepared and published by the U.S. Dept. of Defense and the U.S. Dept. of Energy.|