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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 ...

              ISBN 9780309050463
              Published 15 January 1994 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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
              Published 15 January 2001 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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
              Published 15 January 1990 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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 ...

              ISBN 9780309063777
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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 ...

              ISBN 9780309044448
              Published 15 January 1991 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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              Series Natural Disaster Studies: A Series
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              Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Sixth Report

              Review of the Research Program of the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles: Sixth Report (Trade Paperback / Paperback, illustrated edition)

              By Research Council, National; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Research Board, Transportation; Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems; Board on Energy and Environmental Systems

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              Reviews the Partnership for a New Generation of Vehicles (PNGV). This title discusses ongoing research on fuels, propulsion engines, and emission controls to meet emission requirements and reviews the USCAR partners' progress on PNGV concept vehicles for 2000.

              ISBN 9780309070942
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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 ...

              ISBN 9780309046381
              Published 15 January 1994 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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 ...

              ISBN 9780309044332
              Published 15 January 1990 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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 ...

              ISBN 9780309057325
              Published 15 January 1999 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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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 ...

              ISBN 9780309049856
              Published 15 January 1993 by FOOTPRINT BOOKS
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