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  • Nuclear Regulation Investing in Trustby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 100.00

    Good governance and efficiency in decision making by governmental authorities are increasingly dependent upon mutual trust and confidence between those authorities and the public. This workshop provided an opportunity to exchange information and views on how national nuclear regulatory organisations can improve their interface with the public. more...

  • Ancillary Benefits and Costs of Greenhouse Gas Mitigationby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 123.00

    Policies to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases also have impacts on other policy goals, especially health. In some cases, these ancillary effects may be more significant than the direct greenhouse gas reduction impacts. While these relationships are generally recognised, analysis of climate policies does not systematically include them in policy... more...

  • Radioactive Waste in Perspectiveby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2010; US$ 67.00

    Large volumes of hazardous wastes are produced each year, however only a small proportion of them are radioactive. While disposal options for hazardous wastes are generally well established, some types of hazardous waste face issues similar to those for radioactive waste and also require long-term disposal arrangements. The objective of this NEA study... more...

  • Arctic Air Pollutionby B. Stonehouse

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 42.00

    Overall hangs the major question; can man-made pollution affect the delicate energy balance of the Arctic, and precipitate major climatic change worldwide? more...

  • Wastewater Hydraulicsby Willi H. Hager

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    The second, enlarged edition of this established reference integrates many new insights into wastewater hydraulics. This work serves as a reference for researchers but also is a basis for practicing engineers. It can be used as a text book for graduate students, although it has the characteristics of a reference book. It addresses mainly the sewer... more...

  • Model Predictive Control of Wastewater Systemsby Carlos Ocampo-Martinez

    Springer 2010; US$ 189.00

    This book shows how sewage systems can be modelled and controlled within the framework of model predictive control (MPC). Several MPC-based strategies are proposed, accounting for the inherently complex dynamics and the multi-objective nature of the control required. The effect of system disturbance, represented by data from real rain episodes, on... more...

  • Risks of Hazardous Wastesby Paul E. Rosenfeld; Lydia Feng

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 195.00

    Hazardous waste in the environment is one of the most difficult challenges facing our society. The purpose of this book is to provide a background of the many aspects of hazardous waste, from its sources to its consequences, focusing on the risks posed to human health and the environment. It explains the legislation and regulations surrounding hazardous... more...

  • Waste Management and the Environment Vby V. Popov; H. Itoh; U. Mander; C.A. Brebbia

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 376.00

    Waste management poses numerous problems and there is a significant need for more research on current disposal methods. Following the introduction of legislation in many countries the emphasis is now on sustainable strategies. While these decrease the volume of waste that needs final disposal, answers to issues such as environmental and safety aspects... more...

  • Air Pollution XVIIIby C.A. Brebbia; J.W.S. Longhurst

    WIT Press 2010; US$ 352.00

    Air Pollution is one of the most challenging problems facing the international community; it is widespread and growing in importance and has clear and known impacts on health and the environment. The human need for transport, manufactured goods and services brings with it impacts on the atmospheric environment at scales from the local to the global.... more...

  • Introduction to Skin Biothermomechanics and Thermal Painby Feng Xu; Tianjian Lu

    Springer 2011; US$ 209.00

    "Introduction to Skin Biothermomechanics and Thermal Pain" introduces the study of coupled bio-thermo-mechanical and neural behavior of skin tissue in response to thermal and mechanical loads. The research in this book focuses on the theoretical modeling and experimental investigation of heated skin tissue in order to provide a predictive... more...