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Energy research and development in the USSR preparations for the twenty-first century by William J. Kelly

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Published by Duke University Press in Durham [N.C.] .
Written in English



  • Soviet Union.


  • Power resources -- Research -- Soviet Union.,
  • Energy development -- Soviet Union.,
  • Twenty-first century -- Forecasts.

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StatementWilliam J. Kelly, Hugh L. Shaffer, and J. Kenneth Thompson.
SeriesDuke Press policy studies
ContributionsShaffer, Hugh L., 1948-, Thompson, J. Kenneth, 1926-
LC ClassificationsTJ163.25.S68 K45 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxvi, 417, [4] p. of plates :
Number of Pages417
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2708508M
ISBN 100822306042
LC Control Number86001077

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Get this from a library! Energy research and development in the USSR: preparations for the twenty-first century. [William J Kelly; Hugh L Shaffer; J Kenneth Thompson]. : Stalin and the Bomb: The Soviet Union and Atomic Energy, (): Holloway, It is based on significant research in Soviet archives and interviews with some of the important Soviet figures. Since access to Soviet archives have become more restricted in recent years, Holloway's book continues to be a major source Cited by:   Mohan Munasinghe, in Energy Analysis and Policy, Publisher Summary. This chapter discusses the energy research and development (R&D) decision making in developing countries. In the resource-scarce developing countries, identifying and targeting R&D policies in critical areas, such as energy, is particularly important to maximize benefits derived from limited funds and . USSR, Western and East-Central Europe in the field of nuclear research and technology, with a focus on energy. It brings together scholars from different disciplines (the history of science, STS, international relations, political science, and so forth), whose research focuses on various aspects of this broad issue.

Science in Russia and the Soviet Union This book is an excellent as an introductory chapter into the scientific culture of Russia. It begins with the development of science before the , under Imperial Russia, and it furthers the story on into the October Revolution and science under the Soviet Union. capita consumption in the USSR and the United States in based on detailed expenditure data and new purchasing power parities. In , real per capita consumption in the Soviet Union was percent of that in the United States: this value is the geometric mean of comparisons in rubles ( percent) and in dollars ( percent). Home» Research & Development. AMO's R&D projects explore novel energy-efficient, next-generation materials and innovative process technologies for both targeting specific industry sectors and a wider range of manufacturing industries. In addition, R&D projects focus on foundational or advanced energy technologies across multiple industry sectors.   Alexander Panossian, head of research and development at the Swedish Herbal Institute, which makes a Rhodiola extract used in many scientific studies, considers Rose .

the Soviet Union conducted a large amount of state-funded unconventional research, the official position to several aspects of this research, especially in boundary areas of psychology, was negative. It was conditioned primarily by ideological considerations. Unfortunately, in Russia after , there is the same tendency, however. energy research-and-development in the ussr, preparations for the 21st-century - kelly,wj, shaffer,hl, thompson,jk. The empirical basis for this study is provided by the unpublished memoirs of the head of the German uranium team in the USSR, Professor Nikolaus Riehl (IO Jahre im goldenen Käfig, quoted as “Riehl memoirs”), on a number of interviews with him and members of his former team, and on I. N. Golovine’s biography of the head of the Soviet bomb program, I. V. Kurchatov (Moscow: Atomisdat, ). The energy policy of the Soviet Union was an important feature of the country's planned economy from the time of Lenin onward. The Soviet Union was virtually self-sufficient in energy; major development of the energy sector started with Stalin's autarky policy of the s. During the country's 70 years of existence, it primarily secured economic growth based on large inputs of natural resources. But by the .