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  • Nuclear Fuel Safety Criteria Technical Reviewby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00

    Nuclear reactor safety is primarily concerned with the prevention of radiation-related damage to the public from the operation of commercial nuclear reactors; safety limits are introduced to avoid fuel failures during normal operation, or to mitigate the consequences of reactor accidents in which substantial damage is done to the reactor core. In this... more...

  • Reduction of Capital Costs of Nuclear Power Plantsby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 64.00

    The competitiveness of nuclear power plants depends largely on their capital costs that represent some 60 per cent of their total generation costs. Reviewing and analysing ways and means to reduce capital costs of nuclear power plants are essential to enhance the economic viability of the nuclear option. The report is based upon cost information and... more...

  • Nuclear Powerby Richard Hantula

    Infobase Publishing 2010; US$ 36.00

    Though nuclear energy provides much more power than fossils fuels like coal, its use is hotly debated because of the potential for radiation seeping into surrounding areas. Still, it is widely used and has developed immensely in recent years. From its development to its environmental impacts, Nuclear Power discusses the positive and negative implications... more...

  • Nuclear Energy Encyclopediaby Steven B. Krivit; Jay H. Lehr; Thomas B. Kingery

    Wiley 2011; US$ 278.00

    The A-to-Z reference resource for nuclear energy information A significant milestone in the history of nuclear technology, Nuclear Energy Encyclopedia: Science, Technology, and Applications is a comprehensive and authoritative reference guide written by a committee of the world's leading energy experts. The encyclopedia is packed with cutting-edge... more...

  • India's Nuclear Fuel Cycleby Taraknath V. K. Woddi; William S. Charlton; Paul Nelson

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2009; US$ 30.00

    An analysis of the current (February 2009) status and future potential of India's nuclear fuel cycle is presented in this book. Such a fuel cycle assessment is important, but relatively opaque because India regards various aspects of its nuclear fuel cycle as strategically sensitive. Any study therefore necessarily depends upon reverse calculations... more...

  • Nuclear Education and Training: From Concern to Capabilityby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    OECD Publishing 2012; US$ 84.00

    The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) first published in 2000 Nuclear Education and Training: Cause for Concern? , which highlighted significant issues in the availability of human resources for the nuclear industry. Ten years on, Nuclear Education and Training: From Concern to Capability considers what has changed in that time and finds that, while... more...

  • Nuclear Computational Scienceby Yousry Azmy; Enrico Sartori

    Springer 2010; US$ 139.00

    Nuclear engineering has undergone extensive progress over the years. In the past century, colossal developments have been made and with specific reference to the mathematical theory and computational science underlying this discipline, advances in areas such as high-order discretization methods, Krylov Methods and Iteration Acceleration have steadily... more...

  • Numerical Methods of Reactor Analysisby Melville Jr. Clark

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Nuclear Science and Technology, Volume 3: Numerical Methods of Reactor Analysis presents the numerical analysis frequently used in the nuclear reactor field. This book discusses the numerical approximation for the multigroup diffusion method, which results in simple algebraic equations. Organized into six chapters, this volume starts with an overview... more...

  • Frequency Response Testing in Nuclear Reactorsby T Kerlin

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 31.95

    Frequency Response Testing in Nuclear Reactors presents the optimum testing procedures for measurements in power reactors. This eight-chapter book emphasizes the determination of the system frequency response using nonsinusoidal input perturbations, which are useful since normal power reactor hardware can be used. This text deals first with the mathematical... more...

  • Nuclear Energyby B.C.C.Van Der Zwaan; C.R. Hill; A.L. Mechelynck; Ripka

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1999; US$ 136.00

    Nuclear energy will inevitably become an important issue worldwide in the 21st century. It pollutes the environment, with consequences that are highly controversial; and it generates plutonium — the essential component of nuclear weapons. At the same time, it is a realistic alternative to at least some of the expected huge increase in global... more...