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  • The World After Cheap Oilby Rauli Partanen; Harri Paloheimo; Heikki Waris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Substantial evidence suggests that we are currently living at the peak of oil production with few prospects for cheap oil ever returning. Yet the media, politicians and regular people have hardly started to talk about what this means. Oil literally runs our societies from transportation to food production to economic activity. Without oil, everything... more...

  • Nuclear Reactor Designby Yoshiaki Oka; Takashi Kiguchi

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book focuses on core design and methods for design and analysis. It is based on advances made in nuclear power utilization and computational methods over the past 40 years, covering core design of boiling water reactors and pressurized water reactors, as well as fast reactors and high-temperature gas-cooled reactors. The objectives of this book... more...

  • Nuclear Showdownby Gordon G. Chang

    Random House 2009; US$ 12.24

    Nuclear Showdown published by Asia expert, Gordon Chang, was of the first books to exploire the full extent of the North Korean nuclear threat, its origins, international implications, and solutions. The United States is the mightiest nation in history, yet for six decades one of the world's weakest states has challenged the superpower... more...

  • Light Water Reactor Safetyby B. Pershagen; M. Bowen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    This book describes the principles and practices of reactor safety as applied to the design, regulation and operation of light water reactors, combining a historical approach with an up-to-date account of the safety, technology and operating experience of both pressurized water reactors and boiling water reactors. The introductory chapters set out... more...

  • Nuclear Reactor Safetyby F Farmer

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Nuclear Reactor Safety aims to put the nuclear hazard in perspective by providing an objective overall technical review of the field. It focuses on reactor accidents and their consequences. The technical arguments will be concerned broadly with reactor accident conditions and will deal with both the arrangements necessary to prevent any dangerous diversion... more...

  • Fusionby Weston M. Stacey

    Wiley 2010; US$ 130.00

    This second edition of a popular textbook is thoroughly revised with around 25% new and updated content. It provides an introduction to both plasma physics and fusion technology at a level that can be understood by advanced undergraduates and graduate students in the physical sciences and related engineering disciplines. As such, the contents cover... more...

  • OECD Economic Surveys, Italy 2005by OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 58.00

    OECD's periodic survey of Italy's economy. This issue examines key policy challenges including continuing adjustment to the EMU, fiscal reform, enhancing corporate governance and the functioning of financial markets, migration, and reforms to expand employment and productivity. more...

  • Confidence in Models of Radionuclide Transport for Site-specific Assessmentby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 161.00

    GEOTRAP is the OECD/NEA Project on Radionuclide Migration in Geologic, Heterogeneous Media carried out in the context of site evaluation and safety assessment of deep repository systems for long-lived radioactive waste. Performance assessment of proposed waste disposal sites requires models of radionuclide transport through the geosphere. To be used... more...

  • Unitization of Oil and Gas Fields in Texasby Jacqueline Lang Weaver

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    By 1985, every oil and gas-producing state but Texas had passed a 'unitization' statute requiring cooperation among the various owners of oil and gas reserves. Using interviews, legislative transcripts, and statistical data, Jacqualine Lang Weaver attempts to explain why Texas failed to enact such a statute ? aimed at encouraging the most efficient... more...

  • Petroleum Conservation in the United Statesby Stephen Macdonald

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    The author develops an economic framework for analyzing state regulation of oil and gas and concludes that existing regulations fall short of assuring optimum well spacing, production rates, use of associated gas, and exploration. Originally published in 1971. more...