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  • Friedliche Nutzung der Kernenergieby Lothar v. Erichsen

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 42.15

    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; US$ 39.21

    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...

  • 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...

  • Advances in Biodiesel Productionby R Luque; J A Melero

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 220.00

    Biodiesel is one of the main biofuels capable of substituting fossil fuel usage in compression ignition vehicles, and is used in a variety of fuel blends worldwide. First-generation biodiesel has been used in national markets for some time, with fuel quality standards in place for this purpose. There remain, however, several restrictions to sustainable... more...

  • Engineering Plasticity and Impact Dynamicsby Liangchi Zhang

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2001; US$ 102.00 US$ 92.82

    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...

  • Intelligent Systems and Soft Computing for Nuclear Science and Industryby D. Ruan; P. D'hondt; E. E. Kerre

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1996; US$ 69.00 US$ 62.79

    Following FLINS '94, the 1st International workshop on fuzzy logic and intelligent technologies in nuclear science, FLINS '96 aimed to introduce the principles of intelligent systems and soft computing, such as fuzzy logic, neural networks, genetic algorithms (and any combination of these three), knowledge-based expert systems and complex... more...