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- CRC Press 1996; US$ 220.00
There is a growing recognition amongst those involved with the creation and distribution of nuclear power of the value and positive impact of ergonomics, recognition heightened by the realization that safety incidents are rarely the result of purely technical failure. This work provides insights into plant design, performance shaping factors, the... more...
- CRC Press 2004; US$ 172.95
Technological and social aspects of industrial safety come under the scrutiny of scientists and engineers from an array of backgrounds. This is the third publication developed from a very fruitful, longstanding cooperation between the Institute of Social Research within the Institute of Nuclear Safety System in Japan, and the Research Center Systems... more...
- Wiley 2004; US$ 232.00
In order to fully utilise nucleonic measurement principles and their applications, it is important to have an understanding of the underlying physics. Radioisotope Gauges for Industrial Process Measurements combines theoretical background with practical experience in order to present an accessible overview of the use of radioisotopes in industry.... more...
- RAND Corporation 2003; US$ 9.95
Although US-Russian relations and nuclear postures have improved, the risk of accidential and unauthorized use of nuclear weapons remains a serious problem. This report presents a phased approach for improving both nuclear safety and US-Russian relations. more...
- RAND Corporation 2002; US$ 9.95
The Office of Nonproliferation Research and Engineering conducts wide-ranging research for diverse end users at the federal and local level. This work suggests promising methods to enable the Office to serve its users' needs while justifying its budget. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2003; US$ 75.00
The commercial recycling of plutonium as PuO2/UO2 mixed-oxide (MOX) fuel is an established practice in pressurised water reactors (PWRs) in several countries, the main motivation being the consumption of plutonium arising from spent fuel reprocessing. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 109.00
In response to growing interest in high-temperature, gas-cooled reactors (HTGRs) in many countries and the need for improved materials for nuclear applications in high-temperature environments, the NEA organised the Third Information Exchange Meeting on Basic Studies in the Field of High-temperature Engineering. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 39.00
In many countries, government R&D funding in the area of nuclear energy has been dramatically reduced or has disappeared altogether. At the same time, the profit margins of electricity generators have been severely squeezed. The combined effect has led to a reduction in technical innovation and the danger of the loss of technical competencies and skills... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 99.00
The workshop attracted wide participation from relevant Russian and western organizations. International expertise from several related fields went together to produce a thorough understanding of the present status and how to develop the use of overall risk assessments and environmental impact assessments to ensure a sound use of resources when carrying... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 63.00
Innovation has been a driving force in the successful deployment of nuclear energy and remains essential today for its sustainable future. As nuclear energy is an attractive option for ensuring diversity and security of energy supply, as well as lower global climate change risks, the way to continue this innovation is a key issue for industry and interested... more...