AUTHORWalker, P. M. B., Ed.
TITLEChambers Nuclear Energy and Radiation Dictionary
PUBLISHERW & R Chambers
CITYEdinburgh, Scotland
DATE PUBLISHED1992
ISBN0-550-12346-5


The first 100 pages of this book on nuclear technology contain a discussion, followed by a dictionary of about 150 pages. The discussion objectively covers the principles of nuclear energy, reactor designs, fission and fusion bombs, safety aspects, and the biological effects of radiation. The dictionary contains 2,500 definitions of terms important in the area of nuclear technology. The book also contains explanatory panels on topics of particular significance and over 50 figures and line drawings to aid comprehension.


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