Public Perception of Radiation Risks

March 25, 2011
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Public Perception of Radiation Risks William R. Hendee Radiation and Public Perception, Chapter 2, pp 13–22 Pub Date : May, 1995 Abstract The evolution of advanced civilization has yielded works of art and science, complex financial and political systems, and technology-driven societies such as the United States. Yet as the sophistication of these societies...
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A Health Assessment of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Accident

March 25, 2011
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A Health Assessment of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Accident Fred A. Mettler, Jr., and , Jonathan E. Briggs Radiation and Public Perception, Chapter 13, pp 161–168 Pub Date : May, 1995 Abstract In 1989 the then Soviet government requested that the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) assess the steps it took to protect...
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Laboratory Pure Water

March 25, 2011
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Laboratory Pure Water Plumbing Systems and Design 2005; Vol. 4: No. 6 by Stenqvist, James E. Description Water is everywhere. One might think water from the tap that is clear and tastes all right is pure, but it is not enough so for laboratory use. Water picks up pollutants when it touches the ground?s...
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Compressed Air Systems – Plumbing Systems and Design

March 24, 2011
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Compressed Air Systems Plumbing Systems and Design (PSD) 2007; Vol. 6: No. 7 by Stenqvist, James E. Compressed air, used in a myriad of industrial and commercial applications, is costly to manufacture, but the tools that it runs have numerous advantages over those powered by other energy sources. A well-designed compressed air system reduces...
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Concrete Pavement Design, Construction, and Performance

March 22, 2011
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Concrete Pavement Design, Construction, and Performance Author: Norbert Delatte Year of Publication: 2008 Number of Pages: 392 Abstract: Published by Taylor and Francis A pavement project may be envisioned as a three-link chain, consisting of materials, design, and construction. Because the weakest link governs the performance of the system, engineers must be knowledgeable of...
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Guide for Concrete Plant Inspection and Testing of Ready-Mixed Concrete

March 22, 2011
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Guide for Concrete Plant Inspection and Testing of Ready-Mixed Concrete Author: ACI Year of Publication: 2004 Number of Pages: 6 Abstract: This guide is intended for use in establishing basic duties and reports required of inspection personnel. It can be used for all types and sizes of projects but should be supplemented with additional...
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