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  • Understanding and Mitigating Ageing in Nuclear Power Plantsby Philip G Tipping

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 370.00

    Plant life management (PLiM) is a methodology focussed on the safety-first management of nuclear power plants over their entire lifetime. It incorporates and builds upon the usual periodic safety reviews and licence renewals as part of an overall framework designed to assist plant operators and regulators in assessing the operating conditions of a... more...

  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle Optimizationby P. Silvennoinen

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Nuclear Fuel Cycle Optimization: Methods and Modelling Techniques discusses applicable methods for analysis of fuel cycle logistics and optimization and evaluation of the economics of various reactor strategies. The opening chapter covers the nuclear fuel cycle, while the next chapter tackles uranium supply and demand. Chapter 3 discusses basic model... more...

  • Nuclear Power: A Reference Handbook, 2nd Editionby Harry Henderson

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 58.00

    In the 21st century, nuclear power has been identified as a viable alternative to traditional energy sources to stem global climate change, and condemned as risky to human health and environmentally irresponsible. Do the advantages of nuclear energy outweigh the risks, especially in light of the meltdown at the Fukushima plant in 2011? This guide... more...

  • Nuclear Fuel Elementsby Brian R. T. Frost

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Nuclear Fuel Elements: Design, Fabrication and Performance is concerned with the design, fabrication, and performance of nuclear fuel elements, with emphasis on fast reactor fuel elements. Topics range from fuel types and the irradiation behavior of fuels to cladding and duct materials, fuel element design and modeling, fuel element performance testing... more...

  • Fast Breeder Reactorsby A. M. Judd

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 31.95

    Fast Breeder Reactors: An Engineering Introduction is an introductory text to fast breeder reactors and covers topics ranging from reactor physics and design to engineering and safety considerations. Reactor fuels, coolant circuits, steam plants, and control systems are also discussed. This book is comprised of five chapters and opens with a brief... more...

  • Heat Transfer and Fluid Flow in Nuclear Systemsby Henri Fenech

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Heat Transfer and Fluid in Flow Nuclear Systems discusses topics that bridge the gap between the fundamental principles and the designed practices. The book is comprised of six chapters that cover analysis of the predicting thermal-hydraulics performance of large nuclear reactors and associated heat-exchangers or steam generators of various nuclear... more...

  • Advances in Nuclear Science and Technologyby Ernest J. Henley; Jeffery Lewins

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Nuclear Science and Technology, Volume 8 discusses the development of nuclear power in several countries throughout the world. This book discusses the world's largest program of land-based electricity production in the United States. Organized into six chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the phenomenon of quasi-exponential... more...

  • Advances in Nuclear Science and Technologyby Paul Greebler; Ernest J. Henley

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Nuclear Science and Technology, Volume 3 provides an authoritative, complete, coherent, and critical review of the nuclear industry. This book presents the advances in the atomic energy field. Organized into six chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the use of pulsed neutron sources for the determination of the thermalization... more...

  • Advances in Nuclear Science and Technologyby Paul Greebler; Ernest J. Henley

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 72.95

    Advances in Nuclear Science and Technology Volume 4 provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of advanced reactor concepts. This book discusses the advances in various areas of general applicability, including modern perturbation theory, optimal control theory, and industrial application of ionizing radiations. Organized into seven... more...

  • Infrastructure Systems for Nuclear Energyby Thomas T. C. Hsu; Chiun-lin Wu; Jui-Liang Lin

    Wiley 2013; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00

    Developing sufficient energy resources to replace coal, oil and gas is a globally critical necessity. Alternatives to fossil fuels such as wind, solar, or geothermal energies are desirable, but the usable quantities are limited and each has inherent deterrents. The only virtually unlimited energy source is nuclear energy, where safety of infrastructure... more...