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Title Alternative technologies for the destruction of chemical agents and munitions / Committee on Alternative Chemical Demilitarization Technologies [and] Board on Army Science and Technology [and] Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems [of the] National Research Council
Published Washington, DC : National Academy Press, 1993
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Contents ""Alternative Technologies for the Destruction of Chemical Agents and Munitions""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""Acronyms and Abbreviations""; ""Executive Summary""; ""REQUIREMENTS AND CONSIDERATIONS""; ""CHARACTERISTICS OF ALTERNATIVE DESTRUCTION TECHNOLOGIES""; ""Low-Temperature, Low-Pressure, Liquid-Phase Detoxification""; ""Low-Temperature, Low-Pressure, Liquid-Phase Oxidation""; ""Moderate-Temperature, High-Pressure Oxidation""; ""High-Temperature, Low-Pressure Pyrolysis""; ""High-Temperature, Low-Pressure Oxidation""; ""WASTE STREAM HANDLING""; ""Gas Effluents""
""DESCRIPTION OF THE MUNITIONS""""GEOGRAPHICAL DISTRIBUTION OF THE STOCKPILE""; ""SUMMARY""; ""3 U.S. and Foreign Experience with Chemical Weapons Destruction""; ""U.S. CHEMICAL DEMILITARIZATION EXPERIENCE""; ""CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENT DESTRUCTION IN OTHER COUNTRIES""; ""SUMMARY""; ""4 Requirements and Considerations for Chemical Demilitarization Technologies""; ""CHEMICAL COMPOSITION OF AGENTS AND THEIR BREAKDOWN PRODUCTS""; ""WASTE STREAMS IN CHEMICAL WEAPONS DESTRUCTION""; ""PROCESSING RATES""; ""PERFORMANCE STANDARDS""; ""Worker Standards""; ""Air Quality Standards""; ""Liquid Wastes""
""Electrochemical Oxidation""
""POSTPROCESSING OPERATIONS""""Solid Wastes""; ""Control of Nitrogen Oxides""; ""Water Recycle""; ""Reduction of Waste Gas Volume""; ""Waste Gas Storage Requirement""; ""Storage and Retention Technologies""; ""Activated-Carbon (Charcoal) Adsorption Systems""; ""6 Low-Temperature, Liquid-Phase Processes""; ""CHEMICAL DETOXIFICATION PROCESSES""; ""GB (Sarin)""; ""VX""; ""H (Mustard)""; ""Reduction Methods Conceivably Applicable to GB, VX, and H""; ""DETOXIFICATION WITH IONIZING RADIATION""; ""LOW-TEMPERATURE AND LOW-PRESSURE OXIDATION PROCESSES""; ""Chemical Oxidation""
""Solid Wastes""""GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS IN ASSESSING UNTESTED ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES""; ""Decontamination Standards""; ""Chlorinated Dioxins""; ""MONITORING""; ""EFFLUENT RETENTION TIME REQUIREMENTS""; ""TIME REQUIRED FOR TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND DEMONSTRATION""; ""TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT AND DEMONSTRATION COSTS""; ""ASSESSMENT CRITERIA FOR ALTERNATIVE TECHNOLOGIES""; ""5 Thermal Treatment and Preprocessing and Postprocessing Operations""; ""PREPROCESSING OPERATIONS""; ""Cryoprocessing""; ""Mechanical Disassembly of Explosives, Propellants, and Solidified Agent""; ""THERMAL TREATMENT""
""Treated Metal Parts and Containers""""Salts""; ""Liquid Wastes""; ""STRATEGIES AND SYSTEM IMPLICATIONS FOR DEMILITARIZATION""; ""Afterburners""; ""GENERAL OBSERVATIONS""; ""1 Introduction""; ""THE U.S. CHEMICAL STOCKPILE DISPOSAL PROGRAM""; ""RISK AND COMMUNITY CONCERNS""; ""ALTERNATIVE DEMILITARIZATION SYSTEMS""; ""TRANSPORTATION OF UNTREATED WEAPONS AND AGENTS""; ""PRIMARY GOALS AND STRATEGIES FOR DEMILITARIZATION""; ""SCOPE AND ORGANIZATION OF THE STUDY""; ""2 The U.S. Chemical Weapons Stockpile""; ""DESCRIPTION OF THE AGENTS""; ""Toxicity of the Agents""
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 292-309) and index
Notes English
Subject Chemical agents (Munitions)
Chemical weapons disposal -- United States.
Chemical weapons disposal.
Form Electronic book
Author National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on Alternative Chemical Demilitarization Technologies.
Longwell, John P.
LC no. 93084706
ISBN 0309596351
0585144788
1280196122
9780309596350
9786610196128
OTHER TI ProQuest Ebook Central