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              Recommendations for the Disposal of Chemical Agents and Munitions

              Recommendations for the Disposal of Chemical Agents and Munitions (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Committee on Review and Evaluation of the Army Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program; Academy of Sciences, National

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              The US Department of Defense has designated the Department of the Army as the executive agent responsible for the safe, timely, and effective elimination of chemical stockpile. This book provides recommendations on the direction the Army should take in pursuing and completing its... Chemical Stockpile Disposal Program.
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              ISBN 9780309050463
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1994
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              Alternative Technologies to Replace Antipersonnel Landmines

              Alternative Technologies to Replace Antipersonnel Landmines (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; of International Affairs, Office; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Committee on Alternative Technologies to Replace Antipersonnel Landmines

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              Examines potential technologies for replacing antipersonnel landmines by 2006, the US target date for signing an international treaty banning these weapons. The text emphasizes the role that technology can play to allow certain weapons to be used more selectively.

              ISBN 9780309073493
              Released NZ 15 Jan 2001
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              Confronting Climate Change: Strategies for Energy Research and Development

              Confronting Climate Change: Strategies for Energy Research and Development (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Engineering Board, Energy; Committee on Alternative Energy Research and Development Strategies

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              ISBN 9780309043472
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1990
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              Separation Technologies for the Industries of the Future

              Separation Technologies for the Industries of the Future (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Materials Advisory Board, National; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Committee on Industrial Technology Assessments

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              Separation processes are essential to the chemical, petroleum refining, and materials processing industries. This volume reviews the separation process needs of seven industries and identifies technologies that hold promise for meeting these needs, as well as key technologies tha...t could enable separations.
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              ISBN 9780309063777
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1999
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              The March 5, 1987, Ecuador Earthquakes: Mass Wasting and Socioeconomic Effects

              The March 5, 1987, Ecuador Earthquakes: Mass Wasting and Socioeconomic Effects (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; on Natural Disasters, Committee; Schuster, R. L.

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              Provides an account of the 1987 Ecuador earthquakes, evaluating the physical phenomena involved and the performance of structures and systems. This book identifies and recommends cases where a study would contribute to improvement of our ability to analyze and forecast such failu...res.
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              ISBN 9780309044448
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1991
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              Hierarchical Structures in Biology as a Guide for New Materials Technology

              Hierarchical Structures in Biology as a Guide for New Materials Technology (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Materials Advisory Board, National; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Committee on Synthetic Hierarchical Structures

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              Hierarchical structures are those assemblages of molecular units or their aggregates embedded within other particles or aggregates. This volume reviews the synthetic techniques and processing procedures for assembling these structures, and identifies typical natural-occurring sys...tems used as models for synthetic efforts and insight on properties.
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              ISBN 9780309046381
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1994
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              The New Year's Eve Flood on Oahu, Hawaii: December 31, 1987 - January 1, 1988

              The New Year's Eve Flood on Oahu, Hawaii: December 31, 1987 - January 1, 1988 (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; on Natural Disasters, Committee; Dracup, John a.

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              Documents and analyzes the meteorological conditions leading to torrential rains, the causes and patterns of flooding, the performance of flood control structures in affected areas, the extent of damages. This book also examines the effectiveness of the local emergency response a...nd recovery actions, and recommendations are drawn from the analyses.
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              ISBN 9780309044332
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1990
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              Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems in Nuclear Power Plants: Safety and Reliability Issues

              Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems in Nuclear Power Plants: Safety and Reliability Issues (Paperback, New edition)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Committee on Application of Digital Instrumentation and Control Systems to Nuclear Power Plant Operations and Safety; Academy of Sciences, National

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              Identifies criteria for the USNRC's (US Nuclear Regulatory Commission) review and acceptance of digital applications in nuclear power plants. This book focuses on different areas: software quality assurance, common-mode software failure potential, systems aspects of digital instr...umentation and control technology, and more.
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              ISBN 9780309057325
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1999
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              Materials Research Agenda for the Automobile and Aircraft Industries

              Materials Research Agenda for the Automobile and Aircraft Industries (Trade Paperback / Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Materials Advisory Board, National; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Committee on Materials for the 21st Century

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              Presents a materials research agenda for the commercial aircraft and automobile industries. This work uses two case studies as a basis for discussion: the 50-mile-per-gallon, 5-passenger sedan and the high-speed civil transport. Also identified are those general materials drivers... and the materials research required for each field.
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              ISBN 9780309049856
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1993
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              Status and Applications of Diamond and Diamond-Like Materials: An Emerging Technology

              Status and Applications of Diamond and Diamond-Like Materials: An Emerging Technology (Paperback)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Materials Advisory Board, National; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; on Superhard Materials, Committee

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              Discoveries enabling the growth of crystalline diamond by chemical vapor deposition offer the potential for a wide variety of applications. This book examines the state of the technology arising from these discoveries in relation to other allied materials, such as high-pressure d...iamond and cubic boron nitride.
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              ISBN 9780309041966
              Released NZ 15 Jan 1990
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