Applied Atomic Power (signed by R. Tom Sawyer)

Price: 75.00 USD

Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1946. First edition. Hardcover. INSCRIBED BY R. TOM SAWYER AND DATED 2/21/47 ON THE TITLE PAGE. 227 pp. With diagrams. Early work on the anticipated uses for atomic power for the benefit of the human race. Includes sections on uranium, atom-splitting, a summary of the development of atomic energy, possible methods of concerting atomic energy into mechanical power (Sawyer's contribution to the work), and a summary of industrial benefits. Fine in dust jacket with some edegwear and shallow chipping along the top edge. R. Tom Sawyer was a pre-eminent mechanical engineer of his time; the ASME annually bestows an award in his name. First edition. fine.


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