Introduction to weapons of mass destruction : radiological, chemical, and biological / R. Everett Langford.

Author
Langford, Roland E. [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Interscience, c2004.
Description
xxv, 394 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

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Subject(s)
Weapons of mass destruction [Browse]
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references (p. 347-365) and index.
Contents
Weapons of mass destruction (WMD) -- Nuclear radiation -- Brief history of nuclear weapons -- Types of nuclear weapons -- Effects of nuclear weapons -- Nuclear weapons detection, protection, and decontamination -- Medical treatment of wounds from nuclear weapons -- Brief history of biological weapons -- Bioweapon diseases and medical treatments -- Delivery systems for bioweapons -- Biological weapon detection, protection, and decontamination -- Introduction to chemical agents -- Effects of chemical weapons and medical treatments -- Delivery systems for chemical weapons -- Chemical agent safety, protection, detection, and decontamination -- Summary of weapons of mass destruction -- Glossary.
ISBN
0471465607
LCCN
2004299036
OCLC
54789707
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