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  • Infrastructure and Methodologies for the Justification of Nuclear Power Programmesby Agustin Alonso

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 415.00

    The potential development of any nuclear power programme should include a rigorous justification process reviewing the substantial regulatory, economic and technical information necessary for implementation, given the long term commitments involved in any new nuclear power project. Infrastructure and methodologies for the justification of nuclear power... more...

  • Advanced Separation Techniques for Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and Radioactive Waste Treatmentby Kenneth L Nash; Gregg J Lumetta

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 265.00

    Advanced separations technology is key to closing the nuclear fuel cycle and relieving future generations from the burden of radioactive waste produced by the nuclear power industry. Nuclear fuel reprocessing techniques not only allow for recycling of useful fuel components for further power generation, but by also separating out the actinides, lanthanides... more...

  • 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...

  • Cementitious Materials for Nuclear Waste Immobilizationby Rehab O. Abdel Rahman; Ravil Z. Rakhimov; Nailia R. Rakhimova; Michael I. Ojovan

    Wiley 2014; US$ 170.00 US$ 147.33

    Cementitious materials are an essential part in any radioactive waste disposal facility. Conditioning processes such as cementation are used to convert waste into a stable solid form that is insoluble and will prevent dispersion to the surrounding environment. It is incredibly important to understand the long-term behavior of these materials. This... 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...