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Nuclear Disasters & The Built Environment
A Report to the Royal Institute of British Architects
1st Edition - March 21, 1990
Authors: Philip Steadman, Simon Hodgkinson
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Nuclear Disasters & the Built Environment discusses the effects of nuclear disasters on the built environment. The book is comprised of 10 chapters that are organized into three… Read more
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Nuclear Disasters & the Built Environment discusses the effects of nuclear disasters on the built environment. The book is comprised of 10 chapters that are organized into three parts. Part I provides an introductory discourse and covers nuclear reactions and radiation. Part II discusses nuclear reactor accidents; this part tackles several concerns such as nuclear safety and risk; contamination of urban areas; and emergency planning. Part III deals with topics concerning nuclear war, such as nuclear weapons, damages, and consequences. The text will be of great interest to readers concerned with the implication of the use of nuclear technology.
ForewordPart I Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Nuclear Reactions and RadiationPart II: Nuclear Reactor Accidents Chapter 3: Nuclear Safety and Nuclear Risks Chapter 4: Reactor Accidents and the Contamination of Urban Areas Chapter 5: Emergency Planning for Reactor Accidents Chapter 6: Mitigating the Long-term Consequences of Contamination of Land and Buildings Conclusions to Part II, and RecommendationsPart III: Nuclear War Chapter 7: Nuclear Weapons and Nuclear Attacks Chapter 8: Damage to Buildings from Nuclear Explosions Chapter 9: Consequences of Nuclear Attack on Britain Chapter 10: Mitigating the Consequences of Nuclear Attack Conclusions to Part III, and RecommendationsBibliography