Decontamination of Warfare Agents / Edition 1

Decontamination of Warfare Agents / Edition 1

by Andre Richardt
     
 

ISBN-10: 3527317562

ISBN-13: 9783527317561

Pub. Date: 03/21/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Based on results previously restricted for military use and inaccessible to the public, this practice-oriented handbook introduces the use of enzymes for fast and efficient decontamination of B/C weapons in various scenarios, including terrorist attacks. It draws on the internationally recognized technological leadership of the German armed forces, whose anti-B/C

Overview

Based on results previously restricted for military use and inaccessible to the public, this practice-oriented handbook introduces the use of enzymes for fast and efficient decontamination of B/C weapons in various scenarios, including terrorist attacks. It draws on the internationally recognized technological leadership of the German armed forces, whose anti-B/C technology is among the most advanced worldwide. The text is rounded off with a look at future perspectives.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783527317561
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
03/21/2008
Pages:
311
Product dimensions:
6.99(w) x 9.74(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents

History of biological warfare agents
History of chemical warfare agents
Monitoring and New Threats of C/B Weapons
Biological warfare agents
Chemical warfare agents
Decontamination of biological warfare agents econtamination of chemical warfare agents
Introduction to Enzymes
Hydrolytic enzymes
Oxidative Enzyme
Medical Aspects
Microemulsions as carriers for decontamination agents
Immobilisation of enzymes
The road ahead

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