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Nuclear Energy Encyclopedia

Nuclear Energy Encyclopedia

Author: Thomas B. Kingery

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118043486

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 448

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The A-to-Z reference resource for nuclear energy information A significant milestone in the history of nuclear technology, Nuclear Energy Encyclopedia: Science, Technology, and Applications is a comprehensive and authoritative reference guide written by a committee of the world's leading energy experts. The encyclopedia is packed with cutting-edge information about where nuclear energy science and technology came from, where they are today, and what the future may hold for this vital technology. Filled with figures, graphs, diagrams, formulas, and photographs, which accompany the short, easily digestible entries, the book is an accessible reference work for anyone with an interest in nuclear energy, and includes coverage of safety and environmental issues that are particularly topical in light of the Fukushima Daiichi incident. A definitive work on all aspects of the world's energy supply, the Nuclear Energy Encyclopedia brings together decades of knowledge about energy sources and technologies ranging from coal and oil, to biofuels and wind, and ultimately nuclear power.

Encyclopedia of Vampire Mythology

Encyclopedia of Vampire Mythology

Author: Theresa Bane

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786455812

Category: Social Science

Page: 207

View: 388

From the earliest days of oral history to the present, the vampire myth persists among mankind’s deeply-rooted fears. This encyclopedia, with entries ranging from “Abchanchu” to “Zmeus,” includes nearly 600 different species of historical and mythological vampires, fully described and detailed.

Encyclopedia of Cremation

Encyclopedia of Cremation

Author: Lewis H. Mates

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317143826

Category: Religion

Page: 516

View: 823

The Encyclopedia of Cremation is the first major reference resource focused on cremation. Spanning many world cultures it documents regional histories, ideological movements and leading individuals that fostered cremation whilst also presenting cremation as a universal practice. Tracing ancient and classical cremation sites, historical and contemporary cremation processes and procedures of both scientific and legal kind, the encyclopedia also includes sections on specific cremation rituals, architecture, art and text. Features in the volume include: a general introduction and editorial introductions to sub-sections by Douglas Davies, an international specialist in death studies; appendices of world cremation statistics and a chronology of cremation; cross-referencing pathways through the entries via the index; individual entry bibliographies; and illustrations. This major international reference work is also an essential source book for students on the growing number of death-studies courses and wider studies in religion, anthropology or sociology.

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology

Author: Harold L. Miller, Jr.

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781506340098

Category: Social Science

Page: 1173

View: 765

Drawing together a team of international scholars, The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology examines the contemporary landscape of all the key theories and theorists, presenting them in the context needed to understand their strengths and weaknesses. Key features include: · Approximately 300 signed entries fill two volumes · Entries are followed by Cross-References and Further Readings · A Reader's Guide in the front matter groups entries thematically · A detailed Index and the Cross-References provide for effective search-and-browse in the electronic version · Back matter includes a Chronology of theory within the field of psychology, a Master Bibliography, and an annotated Resource Guide to classic books in this field, journals, associations, and their websites The SAGE Encyclopedia of Theory in Psychology is an exceptional and scholarly source for researching the theory of psychology, making it a must-have reference for all academic libraries.

The Encyclopedia of Confucianism

The Encyclopedia of Confucianism

Author: Xinzhong Yao

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317793489

Category: Reference

Page: 976

View: 490

The Encyclopedia, the first of its kind, introduces Confucianism as a whole, with 1,235 entries giving full information on its history, doctrines, schools, rituals, sacred places and terminology, and on the adaptation, transformation and new thinking taking place in China and other Eastern Asian countries. An indispensable source for further study and research for students and scholars.

Marvel Encyclopedia New Edition

Marvel Encyclopedia New Edition

Author: Stephen Wiacek

Publisher: Dorling Kindersley Ltd

ISBN: 9780241438190

Category: Comics & Graphic Novels

Page: 450

View: 344

"[A] book that mankind has been hungering for, a book that is-now and forever-a shining beacon of wonder, a titanic tribute to talent unleashed" - Stan Lee. Keep up with the ever-expanding Marvel Universe with the new edition of DK's best-selling Marvel Encyclopedia. Discover the essential facts about Marvel Comics' timeless characters: mighty heroes such as Captain America, Spider-Man, Black Widow, and Iron Man, and malevolent villains like Thanos, Galactus, Loki, and Kingpin. Featuring an introduction by Marvel Comics supremo Stan Lee, this definitive Who's Who of Marvel Comics reveals vital info and secret histories of more than 1200 classic and brand new Marvel characters, and provides the lowdown on recent key events including Civil War 2, Secret Empire, and Infinity Countdown. From iconic teams such as the Avengers, X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy, and fan favourites Black Panther, Deadpool, and Captain Marvel, to rising stars Amadeus Cho, Squirrel Girl, and the Exiles, every significant Marvel character is showcased with the latest comic artwork. Meticulously researched, expertly written, and stunningly illustrated, the Marvel Encyclopedia boasts newly commissioned cover art by one of Marvel's hottest up-and-coming talents. This unique, in-depth, and accessible encyclopedia is an indispensable guide to Marvel Comics that devoted fans and newcomers alike will return to time and again. © 2020 MARVEL

Encyclopedia of Environmental Management, Four Volume Set

Encyclopedia of Environmental Management, Four Volume Set

Author: Sven Erik Jorgensen

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 9781000031720

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 3513

View: 601

Winner of an Outstanding Academic Title Award from CHOICE Magazine Encyclopedia of Environmental Management gives a comprehensive overview of environmental problems, their sources, their assessment, and their solutions. Through in-depth entries and a topical table of contents, readers will quickly find answers to questions about specific pollution and management issues. Edited by the esteemed Sven Erik Jørgensen and an advisory board of renowned specialists, this four-volume set shares insights from more than 500 contributors—all experts in their fields. The encyclopedia provides basic knowledge for an integrated and ecologically sound management system. Nearly 400 alphabetical entries cover everything from air, soil, and water pollution to agriculture, energy, global pollution, toxic substances, and general pollution problems. Using a topical table of contents, readers can also search for entries according to the type of problem and the methodology. This allows readers to see the overall picture at a glance and find answers to the core questions: What is the pollution problem, and what are its sources? What is the "big picture," or what background knowledge do we need? How can we diagnose the problem, both qualitatively and quantitatively, using monitoring and ecological models, indicators, and services? How can we solve the problem with environmental technology, ecotechnology, cleaner technology, and environmental legislation? How do we address the problem as part of an integrated management strategy? This accessible encyclopedia examines the entire spectrum of tools available for environmental management. An indispensable resource, it guides environmental managers to find the best possible solutions to the myriad pollution problems they face. Also Available Online This Taylor & Francis encyclopedia is also available through online subscription, offering a variety of extra benefits for researchers, students, and librarians, including: Citation tracking and alerts Active reference linking Saved searches and marked lists HTML and PDF format options Contact us to inquire about subscription options and print/online combination packages. US: (Tel) 1.888.318.2367 / (email) [email protected] International: (Tel) +44 (0) 20 7017 6062 / (email) [email protected]

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals

Author: William F. Perrin

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 0080919936

Category: Science

Page: 1352

View: 871

This thorough revision of the classic Encyclopedia of Marine Mammals brings this authoritative book right up-to-date. Articles describe every species in detail, based on the very latest taxonomy, and a host of biological, ecological and sociological aspects relating to marine mammals. The latest information on the biology, ecology, anatomy, behavior and interactions with man is provided by a cast of expert authors – all presented in such detail and clarity to support both marine mammal specialists and the serious naturalist. Fully referenced throughout and with a fresh selection of the best color photographs available, the long-awaited second edition remains at the forefront as the go-to reference on marine mammals. More than 20% NEW MATERIAL includes articles on Climate Change, Pacific White-sided Dolphins, Sociobiology, Habitat Use, Feeding Morphology and more Over 260 articles on the individual species with topics ranging from anatomy and behavior, to conservation, exploitation and the impact of global climate change on marine mammals New color illustrations show every species and document topical articles FROM THE FIRST EDITION “This book is so good...a bargain, full of riches...packed with fascinating up to date information. I recommend it unreservedly it to individuals, students, and researchers, as well as libraries." --Richard M. Laws, MARINE MAMMALS SCIENCE "...establishes a solid and satisfying foundation for current study and future exploration" --Ronald J. Shusterman, SCIENCE

Britannica Student Encyclopedia (A-Z Set)

Britannica Student Encyclopedia (A-Z Set)

Author: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc

Publisher: Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.

ISBN: 9781615355570

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 2927

View: 795

Entertaining and informative, the newly updated Britannica Student Encyclopedia helps children gain a better understanding of their world. Updated for 2012, more than 2,250 captivating articles cover everything from Barack Obama to video games. Children are sure to immerse themselves in 2,700 photos, charts, and tables that help explain concepts and subjects, as well as 1,200 maps and flags from across the globe. Britannica Student is curriculum correlated and a recent winner of the 2008 Teachers Choice Award and 2010 AEP Distinguished achievement award.

Energy Storage Systems - Volume II

Energy Storage Systems - Volume II

Author: Yalsin Gogus

Publisher: EOLSS Publications

ISBN: 9781848261631

Category:

Page: 336

View: 430

Energy Storage Systems theme is a component of Encyclopedia of Energy Sciences, Engineering and Technology Resources which is part of the global Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), an integrated compendium of twenty one Encyclopedias. The Theme is organized into six different topics which represent the main scientific areas of the theme: The first topic, Rationale of Energy Storage and Supply/Demand Matching is devoted to the discussion of essential concepts and the most important aspects of the optimization, establishment and operation of energy storage systems based on six cases as examples. The succeeding four topics are Storage of Thermal Energy; Mechanical Energy Storage; Storage of Electrical Energy; Storage of Chemical Energy and Nuclear Materials. Each of these consists of a topic chapter emphasizing the general aspects and various subject articles explaining the back ground, theory and practice of a specific type of energy storage of that topic. The last topic is transport of energy with emphasis on hydrogen as future energy carrier. It contains detailed review of other modes of energy transport and discussion of environmental effects. Fundamentals and applications of characteristic methods are presented in these volumes. These two volumes are aimed at the following five major target audiences: University and College Students, Educators, Professional Practitioners, Research Personnel and Policy Analysts, Managers, and Decision Makers and NGOs.