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- 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...
- Potomac Books 2011; US$ 27.95
In the wake of California?s energy crisis, policymakers? rush to satisfy growing demand requirements may run the risk of naively ignoring the larger issues and dangers associated with increased reliance on nuclear power. A connection between national nuclear power programs and nuclear proliferation can be found in the strategic initiatives of North... more...
- 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...
- 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$ 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...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 245.00
Probabilistic safety assessment methods are used to calculate nuclear power plant durability and resource lifetime. Successful calculation of the reliability and ageing of components is critical for forecasting safety and directing preventative maintenance, and Probabilistic safety assessment for optimum nuclear power plant life management provides... more...
- 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...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 250.00
Safe and Secure Transport and Storage of Radioactive Materials reviews best practice and emerging techniques in this area. The transport of radioactive materials is an essential operation in the nuclear industry, without which the generation of nuclear power would not be possible. Radioactive materials also often need to be stored pending use, treatment,... more...
- CRC Press 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 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...