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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...

  • Electrochemistry in Light Water Reactorsby R-W Bosch; D Féron; J-P Celis

    Elsevier Science 2007; US$ 230.00

    There has long been a need for effective methods of measuring corrosion within light water nuclear reactors. This important volume discusses key issues surrounding the development of high temperature reference electrodes and other electrochemical techniques. The book is divided into three parts with part one reviewing the latest developments in the... more...

  • Advances in Hydrogen Production, Storage and Distributionby Angelo Basile; Adolfo Iulianelli

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 265.00

    Advances in Hydrogen Production, Storage and Distribution reviews recent developments in this key component of the emerging "hydrogen economy," an energy infrastructure based on hydrogen. Since hydrogen can be produced without using fossil fuels, a move to such an economy has the potential to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and improve energy security.... more...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 165.50

    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 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...

  • Die Moral der Energiewendeby Jochen Ostheimer; Markus Vogt

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 29.57

    Die angelaufene Energiewende ist mit vielschichtigen sozialen und wirtschaftlichen Konflikten verbunden. Unterschiedliche Interessen, Wertungen und Prognosen stehen sich gegenüber. Dieser Band untersucht die ethische Reichweite der verschiedenen Argumentationsmodelle und reflektiert dabei insbesondere die zentrale Kategorie des Risikos sowie die gesellschaftliche... more...