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Kernenergie

Kernenergie Author Julia Neles
ISBN-10 9783642243295
Release 2012-10-28
Pages 228
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Knapp und klar arbeitet der Autor die Grundlagen zum Verständnis der Kernenergie heraus und ermöglicht Lesern damit einen leichten Einstieg ins Thema. Dabei vermittelt er nicht nur die technisch-wissenschaftlichen Grundlagen in allgemein verständlicher und umfassender Weise, sondern befasst sich auch mit den gesellschaftspolitischen Fragen der Sicherheit, der Entsorgung und der nuklearen Abrüstung. Der Band bietet die Möglichkeit, die aktuellen Entwicklungen nach der Reaktorkatastrophe in Fukushima einzuordnen und zu reflektieren.



INIS Atomindex

INIS Atomindex Author
ISBN-10 OSU:32435051544484
Release 1995
Pages
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Nuclear power engineering

Nuclear power engineering Author Mohamed Mohamed El-Wakil
ISBN-10 UOM:39015000471022
Release 1962
Pages 556
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Energy Science

Energy Science Author John Andrews
ISBN-10 9780198755814
Release 2017-04-28
Pages 520
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The only book to successfully integrate social, economic and environmental considerations with an accessible, quantitative approach to energy science.Energy Science introduces the latest energy technologies, explaining the physical principles underlying technology and discussing their environmental, economic, and social impacts. Covering fossil fuels, renewable, and nuclear energy, the text enables students to evaluate the key sources of energyavailable, and introduces potential solutions to the energy problems facing us today.A core text in the field, Energy Science is full of topical case studies and examples using current data to highlight the practical application of relevant theory.Discussion questions throughout the text encourage the development of deep critical thinking skills, ensuring that students are properlyequipped to approach the energy challenges that lie ahead.Energy Science is accompanied by an Online Resource Centre which features:For Students:* Auto-marked multiple choice questions to accompany each chapter* Curated links to online sources of further informationFor Lecturers:* Figures from the book: available to download for use in lectures* A solutions manual for end-of-chapter questions* A complete set of customizable PowerPoint slides to use as the basis for lectures, or as hand-outs in class



Elektrischer Strom

Elektrischer Strom Author Herbert Niederhausen
ISBN-10 9783834824936
Release 2014-09-12
Pages 783
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In anschaulicher Weise vermittelt das Buch einen umfassenden Über- und Einblick in das Spektrum und die Komplexität der Stromgestehung, -verteilung, -speicherung und -nutzung. Es werden der aktuelle Stand und die Prinzipien jetziger sowie künftiger Möglichkeiten der Umwandlung fossiler, regenerativer, nuklearer Primärenergieträger in Strom aufgezeigt und aus technischer, physikalischer sowie gesellschafts- und wirtschaftspolitischer Sicht behandelt. Geschrieben ist es für Interessierte, die über mögliche Konvertierungstechniken der Primärenergieträger in Elektroenergie und ihre Übertragung ihr Wissen erweitern möchten. Graphiken fördern das Verständnis, wogegen auf mathematische Ableitungen verzichtet wird. Kritik äußernde Betrachtungen die Autoren ermöglichen dem Leser eine differenzierte Auseinandersetzung mit dem Thema und eigene Meinungsbildung.



Outlander

Outlander Author Diana Gabaldon
ISBN-10 9780385674676
Release 2010-12-22
Pages 640
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Claire Randall is leading a double life. She has a husband in one century, and a lover in another... In 1945, Claire Randall, a former combat nurse, is back from the war and reunited with her husband on a second honeymoon—when she innocently touches a boulder in one of the ancient stone circles that dot the British Isles. Suddenly she is a Sassenach—an "outlander"—in a Scotland torn by war and raiding border clans in the year of our Lord...1743. Hurled back in time by forces she cannot understand, Claire's destiny in soon inextricably intertwined with Clan MacKenzie and the forbidden Castle Leoch. She is catapulted without warning into the intrigues of lairds and spies that may threaten her life ...and shatter her heart. For here, James Fraser, a gallant young Scots warrior, shows her a passion so fierce and a love so absolute that Claire becomes a woman torn between fidelity and desire...and between two vastly different men in two irreconcilable lives. From the Trade Paperback edition.



The Planning System and Planning Terms in Germany

The Planning System and Planning Terms in Germany Author Elke Pahl-Weber
ISBN-10 3888382335
Release 2008
Pages 277
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At a time when Europe is growing together, cooperation between countries is becoming increasingly necessary. One of the main reasons for pursuing transnational spatial development is to attain a common understanding of the facts of spatial planning. Hence, the INTERREG III B project"COMMIN" sought to establish a common communication basis for the exchange of knowledge and experience in spatial planning and thus to foster and develop this understanding in the Baltic Sea region. Therefore, on the basis of a standardized structure the COMMIN project partners prepared basic information about institutional settings and spatial planning systems and compiled a glossary of key terminology in spatial planning accompanied by a varying range of fact sheets with respect to planning cases taken as examples. The readers will now find on www.commin.org the whole range of information covering the respective national languages as well as English translations, although in some countries official translations for these issues were lacking. The project partners were aware of the fact that each translation requires a balancing act between legal precision and communicable classification and, at the end, is a question of definition power and of different senses for semantics. The German text on hand (status December 2006) one information package out of eleven was prepared by a team comprising planners, lawyers, economists, and administrative academics. Actually no other publication treating this subject in English exists and it will hopefully contribute not only to understanding planning issues in Europe but also to transferring in this respect information and knowledge within the country. Anyway, being aware of differences between countries is a point of departure for the mutual understanding process.



Energy Democracy

Energy Democracy Author Craig Morris
ISBN-10 9783319318912
Release 2016-10-06
Pages 437
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This book outlines how Germans convinced their politicians to pass laws allowing citizens to make their own energy, even when it hurt utility companies to do so. It traces the origins of the Energiewende movement in Germany from the Power Rebels of Schönau to German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s shutdown of eight nuclear power plants following the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident. The authors explore how, by taking ownership of energy efficiency at a local level, community groups are key actors in the bottom-up fight against climate change. Individually, citizens might install solar panels on their roofs, but citizen groups can do much more: community wind farms, local heat supply, walkable cities and more. This book offers evidence that the transition to renewables is a one-time opportunity to strengthen communities and democratize the energy sector – in Germany and around the world.



Agent Culture

Agent Culture Author Sabine Payr
ISBN-10 9780805848083
Release 2004-06-11
Pages 464
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This volume began with a workshop of the Austrian Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence held in 2001. Concerned with embodied agents as cultural objects and subjects, the book is divided into three parts. It begins by drawing attention to the cultural embeddedness of technology in general and agent design in particular, as a reminder that there cannot be an agent without culture. The section concludes that agent systems not only can be used to establish a shared understanding, but can also promote the diversity of understanding and identity. Part II consists of chapters dealing with design concepts and reflections on cross-cultural believability. It suggests how an agent's behavior may be adapted to the cultural context of application while maintaining consistency and describes an approach based on the OCC model--which is widely known and used in the embodied agents research community. Next, the section suggests that Affect Control Theory--an empirically-based, mathematically-elaborated perspective on microsociology--can be incorporated into agents in order to give them a capacity for normative role behaviors and emotional displays. Subsequent chapters pass on from more general considerations to the design and implementation of cross-cultural characters and present virtual character design from the perspective of the artist and the practitioner in stressing that corporate culture and audience culture(s) both guide the design choices, but the resulting culturally adapted agent is "handcrafted." It ends with a chapter that reports cross-cultural user studies made in the UK, Austria, and Croatia. Part III discusses the potential of agents as mediators in intercultural communication. It includes an overview of the ways in which embodied agents are and could be used to coach the acquisition of intercultural communication skills, followed by a chapter that suggests agents could be used to intentionally mold intercultural communication. The last chapter addresses the need for a shared sense of community in large-scale collaboration systems for multi-national organizations that transcends any one cultural orientation and that is truly multicultural.



Wet steam Turbines for Nuclear Power Plants

Wet steam Turbines for Nuclear Power Plants Author Alexander Leyzerovich
ISBN-10 9781593700324
Release 2005
Pages 456
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As traditional fossil fuels are depleted and world demand for power increases, nuclear-generated electricity has a strong future. This volume presents in-depth information essential for plant operators and managers. It explains the design process by the world's leading wet-steam turbine manufacturers, and provides comprehensive instruction on the subtleties of operation and maintenance of these complex components.



Past and Present Energy Societies

Past and Present Energy Societies Author Nina Möllers
ISBN-10 9783839419649
Release 2012-05
Pages 338
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Abundant, salutary, problematic - energy makes history. As a symbol, resource and consumer good, it shapes technologies, politics, societies and cultural world views. Focussing on a range of energy types, from electricity and oil to bioenergy, this volume analyzes the social, cultural and political concepts and discourses of energy and their implementation and materialization within technical systems, applications, media representations and consumer practice. By examining and connecting production, mediation and consumption aspects from an international and interdisciplinary perspective, the book offers an innovative view on how energy is imagined, discussed, staged and used.



Persons Rights and Corporations

Persons  Rights  and Corporations Author Patricia Hogue Werhane
ISBN-10 UOM:39015009390199
Release 1985
Pages 175
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Absolute Music Mechanical Reproduction

Absolute Music  Mechanical Reproduction Author Arved Mark Ashby
ISBN-10 9780520264793
Release 2010
Pages 317
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"Arved Ashby writes with a keen sense of the historical processes, ironies, and reversals that seem to characterize the ways that musicologists think about, and contemporary listeners experience, works and performance. This book is a major contribution to the burgeoning body of critical musicological literature on recordings; anybody interested in that field, or in the question of the 'artwork' in the contemporary world, needs to read this book--which fortunately, is a great pleasure to do."--Adam Krims, author of Music and Urban Geography "The relationship between classical music and recording is strangely conflicted: on the one hand recorded music is the perfect realization of aesthetic autonomy, on the other hand it commodifies music and transforms its role within society. Ashby's book offers a penetrating analysis of these cultural conflicts, showing how technological developments from the phonogram to the mp3 have changed our basic sense of what music is as well as the ways in which we consume it. What emerges from this sustained study of the relationship between technology and values is a view of classical musical culture that is both richer and truer to life."--Nicholas Cook, author of A Guide to Musical Analysis "Lively and persuasive. Ashby has the enviable, rare ability to lead the reader comfortably through highly complex material without oversimplifying. This is a must-read for composers, music theorists, performers, musicologists, critics, and anyone with an interest in classical music beyond the elementary level."--Jonathan Dunsby, author of Performing Music



The 1967 Belvidere Tornado

The 1967 Belvidere Tornado Author Mike Doyle
ISBN-10 9781439658864
Release 2017-03-13
Pages 192
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Claiming the lives of seven adults and seventeen children, the Belvidere tornado struck the most vulnerable at the worst possible time: just as school let out. More than five hundred people suffered injuries. New interviews and fascinating archival history underscore the horrific drama, as well as the split-second decisions of victims and survivors that saved their families and neighbors. Since the tragedy, three more devastating tornadoes have further defined Boone County’s resilience: Poplar Grove in 2008, Caledonia in 2010 and Fairdale in 2015.



The Swedish Nuclear Dilemma

The Swedish Nuclear Dilemma Author William D. Nordhaus
ISBN-10 9781135891381
Release 2014-04-04
Pages 184
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Renowned economist William Nordhaus has developed many innovative approaches for analyzing complex environmental questions. He applies them to the possible phaseout of nuclear power in Sweden in The Swedish Nuclear Dilemma: Energy and the Environment. While making a major contribution to that debate, this book has value that extends well beyond the Swedish issue, to the careful and well-informed consideration of environmental and energy questions that industrialized nations and developing regions now face. It is essential for anyone interested in nuclear-power issues and climate change. The Swedish parliament has moved closer to eliminating nuclear energy, even while repeating commitments to reduce the greenhouse-gas emissions associated with fossil fuels. Nordhaus's Swedish Energy and Environmental Policy (SEEP) model quantifies the economic results of such a path. He analyzes the impact of factors such as deregulation of electricity generation, global climate-change policies, the decline of Sweden's economic growth, and the rethinking of its welfare state. He also sets the stage for more informed analysis of similarly difficult issues where economic and environmental goals clash.



The Development of Large Technical Systems

The Development of Large Technical Systems Author Renate Mayntz
ISBN-10 1597404934
Release 2008-11-01
Pages 312
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Philosophy of responsibility

Philosophy of responsibility Author Edgar Bodenheimer
ISBN-10 STANFORD:36105043641872
Release 1980-06
Pages 147
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This book was written by a lawyer using an interdisciplinary approach in a broad, nontechnical manner.