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Management of the Hanford Engineer Works in World War II : How the Corps, DuPont, and Metallurgical Laboratory First Tracked the Original Plutonium Works.

Author: Harry Thayer
Publisher: Reston : American Society of Civil Engineers, 1998.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Recounts an important aspect of America's race to combat the German threat in the development of atomic weapons. This book describes the organization and management methods involved in one of the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Thayer
ISBN: 0784401608 9780784401606
OCLC Number: 956633329
Description: 1 online resource (235 pages)
Contents: ""Table of Contents""; ""Preface""; ""1 Introduction""; ""2 Plant Characteristics""; ""3 Initial Uncertainties and Difficulties""; ""4 The Manhattan Effort""; ""5 The DuPont Effort""; ""6 The Metallurgical Laboratory Effort""; ""7 The Costs of The Hanford Works""; ""8 Labor Conditions""; ""9 Technologies of The Forties""; ""10 Intangibles""; ""11 Why Hanford Succeeded: A Summary of Lessons Learned""; ""12 Afterword""; ""13 Acknowledgments""; ""14 Endnotes""; ""Appendices""; ""A: List of Figures and Tables""; ""B: Abbreviations and Acronyms""; ""C: Glossary""; ""D: Personnel"" ""E: References""""F: Chronology of The Hanford Project""; ""G: Calculations""; ""H: The Interviews""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""X""

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