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Uranium · Plutonium Transplutonic Elements

  • Harold C. Hodge
  • John B. Hursh
  • J. Newell Stannard

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-2
  2. Uranium

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 3-3
    2. James E. Gindler
      Pages 69-164
    3. C. L. Yuile
      Pages 165-196
    4. J. B. Hursh, N. L. Spoor
      Pages 197-239
    5. N. L. Spoor, J. B. Hursh
      Pages 241-270
    6. D. A. Holaday
      Pages 295-306
  3. Plutonium

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 307-308
    2. David M. Taylor
      Pages 323-347
    3. Janet Vaughan, Betty Bleaney, David M. Taylor
      Pages 349-502
    4. W. J. Bair, J. E. Ballou, J. F. Park, C. L. Sanders
      Pages 503-568
    5. Anne De G. Low-Beer
      Pages 593-611
    6. J. N. Stannard
      Pages 669-688
  4. The Transplutonic Elements

  5. Back Matter
    Pages 941-1046

About this book

Introduction

More than a year ago the three editors sat down at a table and worked out a set of six chapter headings which they believed might serve, in turn, for each of the three sections of this handbook. (The reader will note a similarity in order of presentation and in emphasis.) However, as our editorial plans progressed it became apparent that for each element and for the element group, there were one or two special topics appropiate for that section alone. Accordingly, in the section on uranium the common pattern holds for Chaps. 1 through 6 which include: an introduction (Chap. 1), a discussion of the physical and chemical properties (Chap. 2), experimental data on animals (Chap. 3), ex­ perimental data on man (Chap. 4), the rationale and development of air con­ centration limits to control industrial worker exposure (Chap. 5), and the prac­ tical problems of applying such limits in the uranium industry (Chap. 6). Chap. 7 entitled "Uranium Mining Hazards" is the subject category which is special for uranium; the chapter brings up to date the account of an important occupational hazard which was first noted by GEORGIUS AGRICOLA (1490-1555).

Keywords

Plutonium Transuran Uran Uranium research

Editors and affiliations

  • Harold C. Hodge
    • 1
  • John B. Hursh
    • 2
  • J. Newell Stannard
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of PharmacologyUniversity of CaliforniaSan FranciscoUSA
  2. 2.Department of Radiation Biology and BiophysicsUniversity of Rochester School of Medicine and DentistryRochesterUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-65551-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1973
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-642-65553-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-65551-7
  • Series Print ISSN 0171-2004
  • Series Online ISSN 1865-0325
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