Nonproliferation issues for weapons of mass destruction by Mark A. Prelas, Michael Peck

By Mark A. Prelas, Michael Peck

Nonproliferation matters for guns of Mass Destruction presents an knowing of WMD proliferation hazards via bridging advanced technical and political concerns. The textual content starts off by way of defining the realm stipulations that foster proliferation, through an research of features of varied periods of WMDs, together with nuclear, organic, and chemical guns. It then explores the effectiveness of palms keep watch over, discussing present nonproliferation difficulties, nonproliferation sooner than the autumn of the USSR, and guns safeguards.

The booklet analyzes the way forward for those guns, discussing supply platforms and strength use by way of states, terrorist teams, and contributors. The textual content concludes with a dialogue of what will be performed to restrict the influence of WMDs. This quantity permits a practical figuring out of the relative dangers that WMDs current to our lifestyle.

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Where 29 ν is the number of fast neutrons produced by the fission of a fissile atom f is the fraction of thermal neutrons absorbed in the fissile fuel p is the probability that a fast neutron will slow down without being first absorbed by another material ε is a multiplier for additional fast neutrons that are created by fast fission Pf is the probability that a fast neutron will not leak out of the system volume Pt is the probability that a thermal neutron will not leak out of the system volume The neutron multiplication factor, keff , provides a measure of how the neutron population in a nuclear system changes over time (measured in generations).

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It is for this reason that the focus of this book is on nonproliferation issues for WMDs. We will explore the types of WMDs in Chapter 2. In order to understand the overall impact of nuclear, biological, and chemical weapons, we will look at the characteristics of these weapons in Chapters 3, 4, and 5. In Chapter 6, we will examine the effectiveness of arms control in containing weapons of mass destruction. Finally, in Chapters 7 and 8, we will conclude by examining the future of weapons of mass destruction and how we can reduce the threat they represent.

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