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  • Analysis of Environmental Radionuclidesby Pavel P. Povinec; M. Baxter

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 275.00

    The purpose of this book is to present a state of art summary of current knowledge of methods of assessment of radionuclides in the terrestrial and marine environments. It cover the traditional methods of radioactivity measurements such as radiometrics techniques, but also recent developments in the mass spectrometry sector. The book starts with a... more...

  • Nuclear Security Cultureby I. Khripunov; N. Ischenko; J. Holmes

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 150.00

    International Atomic Agency (IAEA) has been working on a definition of 'nuclear security culture' so that it can be used as a tool to improve the physical protection of nuclear materials and facilities. This NATO workshop presents the views of experts with the hope to contribute to the IAEA's work and facilitate nuclear security culture... more...

  • Sustainable Energy Technologiesby K. Hanjalic; A. Lekic; R. van de Krol

    Springer 2007; US$ 179.00

    This book provides an up-to-date review of the status and prospects of different options in energy conversion and storage technologies, as seen by a panel of world leading experts. It offers a platform for readers engaged in planning and undertaking new energy solutions or retrofitting and redesigning the existing installations to confront and to compare... more...

  • Radiological Protection Evolution of the System of Radiological Protectionby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 70.00

    The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has actively participated in discussions with the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) regarding the development of new recommendations that will replace those in ICRP Publication 60, which has long served as the international standard in this field. Part of this development process has involved... more...

  • Nuclear Development Risks and Benefits of Nuclear Energyby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    In the context of sustainable development policies, decision making in the energy sector should be based on carefully designed trade-offs which take into account, insofar as feasible, all of the alternative options’ advantages and drawbacks from the economic, environmental and social viewpoints. This report examines various aspects of nuclear... more...

  • Nuclear Science Structural Materials for Innovative Nuclear Systems (SMINS)by OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 154.00

    Structural materials research is a field of growing relevance in the nuclear sector, especially for the different innovative reactor systems being developed within the Generation IV International Forum (GIF), for critical and subcritical transmutation systems, and of interest to the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP). Under the auspices of the... more...

  • Magnetic Control of Tokamak Plasmasby Marco Ariola; Alfredo Pironti

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    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...

  • The Nuclear Imperativeby Jeff W. Eerkens

    Springer 2008; US$ 115.00

    Explores remedies for the impending energy crisis, when oil and natural gas are depleted. This book offers a fresh look at uranium-produced energy as the optimal affordable solution. It shows that uranium fission power is available for 1,500 years as a prime energy source to provide all the world's energy needs. more...

  • Nuclear Powerby J. Wood

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 56.00

    Explains in detail how nuclear power works, its costs, benefits as part of the electricity supply system and examines its record. This book covers the nuclear power debate. more...

  • Nuclear Energy Outlook 2008by OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 147.00

    World energy demand continues to grow unabated and is leading to very serious concerns about security of supply, soaring energy prices and climate change stemming from fossil fuel consumption. Nuclear energy is being increasingly seen as having a role to play in addressing these concerns. Responding to renewed interest in nuclear energy, this... more...