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The effects of nuclear weapons

The effects of nuclear weapons

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Defense in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear weapons

  • Edition Notes

    Statementcompiled and edited by Samuel Glasstone and Philip J. Dolan ; prepared and published by the U.S. Dept. of Defense and the U.S. Dept. of Energy.
    ContributionsGlasstone, Samuel, 1897-, Dolan, Philip J., United States. Dept. of Defense., United States. Dept. of Energy., United States. Defense Atomic Support Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUF767 .E33 1977
    The Physical Object
    Pagination653 p. :
    Number of Pages653
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4373280M
    LC Control Number78600832

    Effects of the Possible Use of Nuclear Weapons and the Security and Economic Implications for States of the Acquisition and Further Development of These Weapons: Report of the Secretary-General Transmitting the Study of His Consultative Group Document, United Nations United Nations. Document United Nations. [Document] [Document] / United. E. V. Koppe, 'Use of nuclear weapons and protection of the environment during international armed conflict', in G. Nystuen et al. (Eds.), Nuclear Weapons Under International : Maya Brehm.

    about the effects of nuclear weapons into the best available estimates about the impact on society if such weapons were used. It calls attention to the very wide range of impacts that nuclear weapons would have on a complex industrial society, and to the extent of uncertainty regarding these by: Effects of Nuclear Weapons Alexander Glaser WWSd Princeton University Febru S. Glasstone and P. J. Dolan The Effects of Nuclear Weapons, Third Edition U.S. Government Printing Office Washington, D.C., 1. Nuclear Weapon Tests USA Russia U.K. France China Atmo-spheric 21 50 23 Under-.

    The effects of a nuclear explosion on its immediate vicinity are typically much more destructive and multifaceted than those caused by conventional explosives. In most cases, the energy released from a nuclear weapon detonated within the lower atmosphere can be approximately divided into four basic categories. the blast itself: 40–50% of total energy. Buy Effects of Nuclear Weapons by Samuel Glasstone (Editor) online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 2 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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