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  • 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...

  • Fusion Part Aby Edward Teller

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Fusion, Volume I: Magnetic Confinement, Part A is the first of the two-part volume that covers the complexity and application of controlled magnetic fusion. This book is divided into seven chapters and starts with a brief historical overview and some properties of controlled fusion. The subsequent chapters deal with the principles, thermodynamic stability,... more...

  • Fusion Part Bby Edward Teller

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Fusion, Volume I: Magnetic Confinement, Part B is the second of the two-part volume that covers the complexity and application of controlled magnetic fusion. This part is composed of nine chapters and begins with a description of the heating methods, equilibrium, and stability of linear magnetic fusion systems. The next chapters deal with the principles,... more...

  • Laser Plasmas and Nuclear Energyby Heinrich Hora

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Most of this book was written before October 1973. Thus the statements concerning the energy crisis are now dated, but remain valid nevertheless. However, the term "energy crisis" is no longer the unusual new concept it was when the material was written; it is, rather, a commonplace expression for a condition with which we are all only too familiar.... more...

  • Friedliche Nutzung der Kernenergieby Lothar v. Erichsen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 44.99

    1m Jahre 1958 hat die Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaf­ ten die Preisaufgabe gestellt, in einer wissenschaftlichen Unter­ suchung die Vorteile und Gefahren bei der friedlichen Nutzung der Kernenergie gegeneinander abzuwagen und damit einen Beitrag zu der Frage zu liefern, welches das zweckmaBigste Tempo fiir die Einfiihrung der neuen Energiequelle... more...

  • Atomkraftby N. Arley; K. de la Motte; H. Skov

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available

    Das Dilemma der modemen Technik "The latest phase of technical-scientific progress, with its fantastic increase of population, has created a situation fraught with problems of hitherto unknown dimensions. " ALBERT EINSTEIN Physiker, Nobelpreistrager "If we choose to remain ignorant of the facts . . . , we choose a fool's paradise. " H. J. MULLER Genetiker,... more...

  • Fundamental Interactions in Physicsby Arnold Perlmutter; Steven M. Brown; Mou-Shan Chen; T. Patrick Coleman; Werner Eissner; Joseph Hubbard; Chun-Chian Lu; Stephan L. Mintz; Mario Rasetti

    Springer US 2013; US$ 99.00

    The Center for Theoretical Studies of the University of Miami has been the host of annual winter conferences whose content has expanded from the particular topic of symmetry principles in high energy physics to encompass the bases and relationships of many branches of know­ ledge. The scope of the Tenth Coral Gables Conference on Fundamental Interactions... 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...