INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE on PEACEFUL USES ATOMIC ENERGY/16 BIG BOOKS/ RARE 1955
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PROCEEDINGS OF THE INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON THE PEACEFUL USES OF ATOMIC ENERGY, HELD IN GENEVA 8 AUGUST- 20 AUGUST 1955. United Nations. New York. 1956. 16 books.
A solid and attractive set of 16 large and heavy books offering hundreds of scholarly articles about the emerging science of atomic energy, published at the height of the Cold War. With many graphs and tables and illustrations in the texts. These books were actually once in the official library of the Atomic Energy COmmission, then they were transferred to the Department of Energy, which sold its entire library a few years ago. Offered here are 16 of the 17 books originally published, lacking only volume 3. Published more than 60 years ago, this set of books is now long out of print and hard to find.
Volume 1: The World's Requirements for Energy: The Role of Nuclear Energy
Volume 2: Physics; Research Reactors
Volume 4: Cross Sections Important to Reactor Design
Volume 5: Physics of Reactor Design
Volume 6: Geology of Uranium and Thorium
Volume 7: Nuclear Chemistry and Effects of Irradiation
Volume 8: Production Technology of the Materials Used for Nuclear Energy
Volume 9: Reactor Technology and Chemical Processing
Volume 10: Radioactive Isotopes and Nuclear Radiations in Medicine
Volume 11: Biological ... read more