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ERIC Number: ED309931
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Jul
Pages: 8
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Nuclear Technology in War and Peace: A Study of Issues and Choices.
Shanebrook, J. Richard
This is the syllabus of a course that explores the technology of nuclear weapons and nuclear energy for electric power generation, and considers some problems of nuclear weapons proliferation and technical alternatives. It provides a course description, a course outline, a list of required readings, and information on the films shown in the course. Topics included in the course are: (1) "Origin of Energy, Matter, and Life in Our Universe"; (2) "The Atomic Structure of Matter"; (3) "Nuclear Fission"; (4) "The Atomic Bomb"; (5) "The Hydrogen Bomb"; (6) "Nuclear Energy for Electric Power Production"; (7) "The Breeder Reactor"; (8) "Energy Choices"; (9) "Nuclear Weapon Systems Today"; and (10) "Survival in a Nuclear Age." (YP)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A