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- Wiley 2013; US$ 109.00
K. Linga Murty has been on the faculty of the Nuclear Engineering department at North Carolina State University since 1981 and has been teaching courses in Nuclear Materials. He received his Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics (Materials) from Cornell University (USA) in 1970. Dr. Murty is the recipient of numerous awards including the American Nuclear... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 129.95
Technical, psychological and social aspects of industrial safety come under the rigorous scrutiny of scientists and engineers from a vast array of different backgrounds. For many years, as an immediate result of direct international governmental and popular concern, the nuclear power industry has led the safety world. Safety Culture in Nuclear Power... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 67.00
The decommissioning of nuclear power plants is a topic of increasing interest to governments and the industry as many nuclear units approach retirement. It is important in this context to assess decommissioning costs and to ensure that adequate funds are set aside to meet future financial liabilities arising after nuclear power plants are shut down. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 44.00
The international system of radiological protection is currently being revised with the aim of making it more coherent and concise. The International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) has published its draft reflections on the system?s evolution, and has opened discussions with the radiological protection community in order to seek a broad... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
As modern nuclear power programmes mature and large, commercial nuclear power plants and fuel cycle facilities approach the end of their useful life by reason of age, economics or change of policy on the use of nuclear power, new challenges associated with decommissioning and dismantling come to the fore. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 83.00
Particle accelerators are used today for an increasing range of scientific and technological applications. They are very powerful tools for investigating the origin and structure of matter, and for improving understanding of the interaction of radiation with materials, including the transmutation of nuclides and the beneficial or harmful effects of... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2005; US$ 45.00
Nuclear Power outlines the history of nuclear power production in the United States and the issues that arise from the use of nuclear power in the production of energy. With solid, valuable information, it traces this issue from the past to the present. Appendixes include maps, graphs, charts, and diagrams, as well as excerpts from influential documents.... more...
Scientific and Technical Issues in the Management of Spent Fuel of Decommissioned Nuclear SubmarinesSpringer 2006; US$ 139.00
Presents a collection of papers prepared for and presented by specialists of seven concerned countries. This book addresses an important challenge of the complex decommissioning of the taken-out-of-service nuclear-powered vessels and environmental rehabilitation of the centers of basing and everyday running of different-type nuclear vessels. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 279.00
Global warming, shortage of low-cost oil resources and the increasing demand for energy are currently controlling the world's economic expansion while often opposing desires for sustainable and peaceful development. In this context, atomic energy satisfactorily fulfills the criteria of low carbon gas production and high overall yield. However,... more...
- Elsevier Science 2008; US$ 92.95
Nuclear Energy is one of the most popular texts ever published on basic nuclear physics, systems, and applications of nuclear energy. This newest edition continues the tradition of offering a holistic treatment of everything the undergraduate engineering student needs to know in a clear and accessible way. Presented is a comprehensive overview of... more...