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  • Laser Plasmas and Nuclear Energyby Heinrich Hora

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    1. Introduction.- 1.1 Nuclear Fusion.- 1.2 Laser-Produced Nuclear Fusion.- 2. Lasers.- 2.1 Laser Condition.- 2.2 Operation of Lasers.- 2.3 Available Lasers.- 3. Early Measurements and Gas Breakdown.- 3.1 Gas Breakdown.- 3.2 Plasmas Produced from Solids in Vacuum (Linlor Effect).- 4. Microscopic Properties of Plasma.- 4.1 Debye Length.- 4.2 Plasma Frequency.-... 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...

  • Energy, Economic Growth, and the Environmentby Sam H. Schurr

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    Authors with widely different perspectives consider two important social objectives: assuring future energy supplies and protecting the natural environment. Contributors include Kenneth Boulding, Glenn Seaborg, and Barry Commoner. Particularly useful to students and interested non-specialists. Originally published in 1972 more...

  • Economic Aspects of Oil Conservation Regulationby Wallace F. Lovejoy; Paul T. Homan

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    This book traces the history and implementation of regulation programs for state crude oil production. Originally published in 1967 more...

  • Foreign Investment in the Petroleum and Mineral Industriesby Raymond F. Mikesell

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    Raymond F. Mikesell deals with sources of conflict between private foreign investors and the governments of developing countries. He concludes that government ownership and control will expand and that foreign investors are most likely to become sellers of their special services rather than remain investors who act freely for the benefit of parent... more...

  • Why We Need Nuclear Powerby Michael H. Fox

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 23.99

    Nuclear power may just be the most important solution to our search for clean, sustainable energy sources. Although wind and solar can contribute to our energy mix, we need a reliable source to meet large-scale energy demands and break our dependence on fossil fuels. However, most people are wary, if not downright afraid, of nuclear power. Given nuclear... more...

  • Engineering Plasticity and Impact Dynamicsby Liangchi Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 165.00

    Plasticity and impact dynamics are two important areas in engineering practice, which includes structural engineering, crashworthiness, metal formation and new structural materials. The application of engineering plasticity and impact dynamics has resulted in significant achievements both technically and economically. This book presents the state-of-the-art... more...

  • Advances in Nuclear Science and Technology, Volume 26 by J. Lewins; M. Becker

    Springer 1999; US$ 185.00

    Since its initiation in 1962, this series has presented authoritative reviews of the most important developments in nuclear science and engineering, from both theoretical and applied perspectives. This text presents volume 26 of the series. more...

  • The Future Policy for Radiological Protectionby Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 44.00

    The international system of radiological protection is currently being revised with the aim of making it more coherent and concise. The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) has published its draft reflections on the system?s evolution, and has opened discussions with the radiological protection community in order to seek a broad... more...