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Physics of societal issues : calculations on national security, environment, and energy

Author: David W Hafemeister
Publisher: New York ; London : Springer, 2007.
Series: Undergraduate texts in contemporary physics
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Suitable for those who seek to understand fundamental issues of energy use, nuclear weapons, and the environment using facts and figures instead of slogans and postures, this book shows how to  Read more...

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Additional Physical Format: Physics of societal issues
(NL-LeOCL)247093122
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David W Hafemeister
ISBN: 9780387689098 0387689095 9780387955605 0387955607
OCLC Number: 316064259
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 487 p.) : illustrations
Contents: Part I: National Security - 1 - Nuclear Weapons / 2 - The Offense: Missiles and War Games / 3 - The Defense: ABM/SDI/BMD/NMD / 4 - Verification and Arms Control Treaties / 5 - Nuclear Proliferation Part II: Environment - 6 - Air and Water Pollution / 7 - Radioactive Pollution / 8 - Climate Change / 9 - EM-Fields and Epidemiology Part III: Energy 10 - The Energy Situation / 11 - Energy in Buildings / 12 - Solar Buildings / 13 - Renewable Energy / 14 - Enhanced-End-Use Efficiency / 15 - Transportation / 16 - Energy Economics Appendices: A. Nuclear Arms Chronology / B. Energy/Environment Chronology / C. Units / D. WWW Sites / E. Symbols / F. Glossary / G. Index
Series Title: Undergraduate texts in contemporary physics
Responsibility: David W. Hafemeister.

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