The Nuclear Enterprise
The Nuclear Enterprise

The Nuclear Enterprise

High-Consequence Accidents: How to Enhance Safety and Minimize Risks in Nuclear Weapons and Reactors

Edited by George P. Shultz, Edited by Sidney D. Drell

TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING

388 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, ebook: EPUB, Mobipocket, ebook: PDF

Paperback, $19.95 (US $19.95) (CA $21.95)

Publication Date: October 2012

ISBN 9780817915254

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Overview

A panel of expert contributors offers its views on the risks and rewards of the nuclear enterprise, focusing on issues of safety, regulation, and public perception. Contributors discuss specific experience and issues regarding the technical safety of weapons and power plants, management operations, regulatory measures, and the importance of accurate communication by the media.

Author Biography

George P. Shultz is the Thomas W. and Susan B. Ford Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution, and has had a distinguished career in government, in academia, and in business. He lives in San Francisco. Sidney D. Drell is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and professor of theoretical physics emeritus at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, Stanford University. He lives in Palo Alto, California.