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Macro-projects : environment and technology

Author: Alexander Bolonkin; Richard Brook Cathcart
Publisher: New York : Nova Science Publisher, 2009.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexander Bolonkin; Richard Brook Cathcart
ISBN: 9781604569988 1604569980
OCLC Number: 244481286
Description: viii, 537 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: About the Authors viiAbstract ixPreface xiPart I. Technology 1Chapter 1 AB Method of Irrigation without Water (Closed-loop Water Cycle) 3Chapter 2 Inflatable Dome for Moon, Mars, Asteroids and Satellites 35Chapter 3 Passenger Life-Saving in a Badly Damaged Aircraft Scenario 51Chapter 4 Electrostatic Climber for Space Elevator and Launcher 65Chapter 5 Protection of New York City's Urban Fabric WithLow-Cost Textile Storm Surge Barriers 83Chapter 6 Cheap AB-Shield for a Nuclear Warhead Assaulted City 97Chapter 7 Simplest AB-Thermonuclear Space Propulsion and ElectricGenerator 135Chapter 8 Protection of Cities from Small Rockets, Missiles, Projectilesand Mortar Shells 149Chapter 9 AB-Net Method of Protection from Projectiles (City,Military Base, Battle-front, etc.) 175Chapter 10 AB-Space Propulsion 199Chapter 11 Thermonuclear Reflect AB-Reactor 227Chapter 12 AB Electronic Tubes and Quasi-Superconductivity at RoomTemperature 251Chapter 13 Magnetic Propeller for Uniform Magnetic Field Levitation 271Part II. Environment 297Chapter 1 Cheap Artificial AB-Mountains, Extraction of Water andEnergy from Atmosphere and Change of Regional Climate 299viAlexander Bolonkin and Richard B. CathcartChapter 2 The Golden Gate Textile Barrier: Preserving California's Bayof San Francisco from a Rising North Pacific Ocean 335Chapter 3 Lake Titicaca --
Physics of an Inherited HydropowerMacro-project Proposal 349Chapter 4 Preservation of the Mediterranean Sea during Global Sea LevelRise with a Gibraltar Strait Textile Barrage (GSTB) 363Chapter 5 The Java-Sumatra Aerial Mega-Tramway 377Chapter 6 Antarctica: A Southern Hemisphere Windpower Station? 407Chapter 7 Floating Cities, Islands and States 421Chapter 8 Saving of Dead Sea and Stabilization Thereof 435Part III. Science Research and Technical Progress 465Appendix 479General References 495.
Responsibility: Alexander Bolonkin and Richard Brook Cathcart (editor).
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