Book 2007

Physics of Societal Issues

Calculations on National Security, Environment, and Energy

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ISBN: 978-0-387-95560-5 (Print) 978-0-387-68909-8 (Online)

Table of contents (16 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XVII

  2. National Security

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XVII

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      Chapter

      Pages 3-30

      Nuclear Weapons

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      Chapter

      Pages 31-54

      The Offense: Missiles and War Games

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      Chapter

      Pages 55-76

      The Defense: ABM/SDI/BMD/NMD

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      Chapter

      Pages 77-104

      Verification and Arms Control Treaties

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      Chapter

      Pages 105-133

      Nuclear Proliferation

  3. Environment

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XVII

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      Chapter

      Pages 137-162

      Air and Water Pollution

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      Chapter

      Pages 163-196

      Nuclear Pollution

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      Chapter

      Pages 197-232

      Climate Change

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      Chapter

      Pages 233-245

      Electromagnetic Fields and Epidemiology

  4. Energy

    1. Front Matter

      Pages I-XVII

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      Chapter

      Pages 249-278

      The Energy Situation

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      Chapter

      Pages 279-298

      Energy in Buildings

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      Chapter

      Pages 299-315

      Solar Buildings

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      Chapter

      Pages 316-342

      Renewable Energy

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      Chapter

      Pages 343-377

      Enhanced End-Use Efficiency

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      Chapter

      Pages 378-401

      Transportation

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      Chapter

      Pages 402-428

      Energy Economics

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 430-487