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  • Ninth International Symposium on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systemsby Steve Bruemmer; Peter Ford; Gary Was

    Wiley 2013; US$ 337.00

    This collection presents an exchange of ideas among scientists and engineers about the economic and safety concerns surrounding environmentally induced materials problems which lead to nuclear power plant outages. Scientists and engineers concerned with the environmental degradation processes (corrosion, mechanical, and radiation effects) present their... more...

  • Containment Technologyby Hans-Jürgen Bässler; Frank Lehmann

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book covers all aspects of containment technology in depth and the latest developments in this exciting field are introduced. This book is a key publication to planning engineers, production managers and those interested in getting a picture of the different applications of the isolator technology. References on literature, laws, norms and guidelines... more...

  • Managing Nuclear Projectsby J Devgun

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 230.00

    In addition to the nuclear power industry, the nuclear field has extensive projects and activities in the areas of research reactors, medical isotope production, decommissioning, and remediation of contaminated sites. Managing nuclear projects focuses on the management aspects of nuclear projects in a wide range of areas with emphasis on process, requirements,... more...

  • Materials Ageing and Degradation in Light Water Reactorsby K L Murty

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 250.00

    Light water reactors (LWRs) are the predominant class of nuclear power reactors in operation today; however, ageing and degradation can influence both their performance and lifetime. Knowledge of these factors is therefore critical to safe, continuous operation. Materials ageing and degradation in light water reactors provides a comprehensive guide... more...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 168.50

    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...

  • Nuclear Decommissioningby M Laraia

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 355.00

    Once a nuclear installation has reached the end of its safe and economical operational lifetime, the need for its decommissioning arises. Different strategies can be employed for nuclear decommissioning, based on the evaluation of particular hazards and their attendant risks, as well as on the analysis of costs of clean-up and waste management. This... more...

  • Nuclear Fuel Cycle Science and Engineeringby I Crossland

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 300.00

    The nuclear fuel cycle is characterised by the wide range of scientific disciplines and technologies it employs. The development of ever more integrated processes across the many stages of the nuclear fuel cycle therefore confronts plant manufacturers and operators with formidable challenges. Nuclear fuel cycle science and engineering describes both... more...

  • Nuclear Corrosion Science and Engineeringby Damien Feron

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 400.00

    Corrosion of nuclear materials, i.e. the interaction between these materials and their environments, is a major issue for plant safety as well as for operation and economic competitiveness. Understanding these corrosion mechanisms, the systems and materials they affect, and the methods to accurately measure their incidence is of critical importance... more...

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

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 400.00

    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 K L Nash; G J Lumetta

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 255.00

    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...