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- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 9.99
The author of Fermat's Last Theorem tackles the cause of the last century's most destructive event - the discovery of nuclear power. Aczel presents the fascinating story of the rival scientists who uncovered uranium's potential and reveals the ongoing tale of an element that is never far from today's headlines. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 229.00
This book contains the contributions of over 40 outstanding applied physicists from Japan specializing in this area of design technology. Among them are K Miya, S Yamamoto, M Ohnishi, Y Ogawa, Y Sakai, T Kuroda, H Nariai, K Miyazaki, H Madarame, M Saitoh.The topics discussed extensively include: Plasma; First Wall and Impurity Control Engineering;... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 185.00
This book presents a critical review of designing, siting, constructing and demonstrating the safety and environmental impact of deep repositories for radioactive wastes. It is structured to provide a broad perspective of this multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary topic: providing enough detail for a non-specialist to understand the fundamental principles... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 48.00
In 1974 India joined the elite roster of nuclear world powers when it exploded its first nuclear bomb. But the technological progress that facilitated that feat was set in motion many decades before, as India sought both independence from the British and respect from the larger world. Over the course of the twentieth century, India metamorphosed... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 69.95
Cet ouvrage fait la synthèse de nombreuses années d'expériences en dosimétrie et techniques de protection contre lexposition externe, aussi bien dans le domaine industriel que médical. Il rappelle les concepts physiques de base puis propose un certain nombre d'outils dévaluation des nuisances radiologiques,... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 288.00
This book discusses the physical properties of noble fluids, operational principles of detectors based on these media, and the best technical solutions to the design of these detectors. Essential attention is given to detector technology: purification methods and monitoring of purity, information readout methods, electronics, detection of hard ultra-violet... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 139.00
The problem of confining a plasma, with sufficiently high density and temperature, is of crucial importance if nuclear fusion is to be made usable as a form of power generation. Tokamaks a" devices with a toroidal geometry a" are among the most popular candidates by which such confinement can be achieved. A tokamak separates a plasma from... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 288.00
This volume contains pedagogical lectures on particle physics, nuclear astrophysics, relativistic heavy ion interactions and gravitational waves. In addition, numerous contributions provide up-to-date information on new experimental results at colliders, underground laboratories and nuclear astrophysics. This combination of pedagogical talks and topical... more...
- Springer 2010; US$ 109.00
Nuclear engineering has undergone extensive progress over the years. In the past century, colossal developments have been made and with specific reference to the mathematical theory and computational science underlying this discipline, advances in areas such as high-order discretization methods, Krylov Methods and Iteration Acceleration have steadily... more...