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Management of the Hanford Engineer Works in World War II : how the Corps, DuPont, and the Metallurgical Laboratory first tracked the original plutonium works

Author: Harry Thayer
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : ASCE Press, ©1996.
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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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harry Thayer
ISBN: 0784401608 9780784401606
OCLC Number: 34323402
Description: ix, 224 pages : illustrations, map ; 26 cm
Contents: 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.
Other Titles: Hanford Engineer Works in World War II
Responsibility: Harry Thayer.

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