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- 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...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 151.00
This conference proceedings examines the most recent research and developments related to the impact of debris on emergency coolant recirculation. Held in Albuquerque, New Mexico in February 2004, this proceedings had sessions on safety assessment and regulatory requirements, experimental work, analytical work, and industry solutions. The... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 98.00
The procurement and preparation of fuel for nuclear power reactors, followed by its recovery, processing and management subsequent to reactor discharge, are frequently referred to as the nuclear fuel cycle. The facilities associated with these activities have an extensive and well-documented safety record accumulated over the past 50 years by... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 154.00
This book presents the proceedings of an international seminar which reviewed recent progress in the field of pellet-clad interaction in light water reactor fuels. It also draws a comprehensive picture of current understanding of relevant phenomena and their impact on the nuclear fuel rod, under the widest possible conditions. State-of-the-art... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 70.00
The Information System on Occupational Exposure (ISOE) has become a unique, worldwide programme on the protection of workers at nuclear power plants. It includes a vast network for exchanging experience in the area of occupational exposure management as well as the world's largest database on occupational exposure from nuclear power plants. Each... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2005; US$ 56.00
One of the main challenges facing radiological protection experts is how to integrate radiological protection within modern concepts of and approaches to risk governance. It is within this context that the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) decided to develop new general recommendations to replace its Publication 60 recommendations... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 126.00
New nuclear reactor designs are expected to have a higher level of safety than current designs. As part of the efforts to achieve this, important safety issues related to the new designs need to be identified at an early stage, and research required for problem resolution defined. These proceedings bring together the papers presented at the OECD/NEA... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2002; US$ 218.00
A new generation of nuclear reactor designs is being developed in order to meet the needs of the 21st century. In the short term, the most important objective is to improve competitiveness in the deregulated market. For this purpose evolutionary light water reactors are being developed and promoted actively. In the longer term, other requirements related... more...