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  • Devil's Tangoby Cecile Pineda

    Wings Press 2012; US$ 9.99

    Devil's Tango is a one-woman whirlwind tour of the nuclear industry, seen through the lens of the industrial and planetary crisis unfolding at Fukushima Daiichi. As much personal journal as investigative journalism, the author's journal entries trace her own and the country's evolution of consciousness during the first year following the diaster at... more...

  • Die Singuläre Waffeby Constanze Eisenbart

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2012; US$ 39.99

    Seit Hiroshima gilt die Atombombe als singuläre Waffe. Ihre Auswirkungen in Raum und Zeit sind analogielos. Ein mächtiges Tabu liegt auf ihrer Anwendung. Ihr Besitz war nur fünf Staaten erlaubt. Gleichzeitig wurde sie von Anfang an politisch und strategisch instrumentalisiert. Das ?Gleichgewicht des Schreckens? wurde zum Signum des Atomzeitalters.... more...

  • Driven Magnetic Fusion Reactorsby B. Brunelli

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Driven Magnetic Fusion Reactors is a collection of papers from the Proceedings of the Course held in Erice-Trapani, Italy on September 18-26, 1978. This collection describes the reactor aspects, the devices, physics, and the common technologies of the ""mirrors"" and the ""two component Tokamaks"" approach. This book reviews the mirror approach,... more...

  • Emerging Demands for the Safety of Nuclear Power Operationsby Naosuke Itoigawa; Babette Fahlbruch; Bernhard Wilpert

    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...

  • Environmental Radiochemical Analysis IVby Peter Warwick

    Royal Society of Chemistry 2011; US$ 176.00

    Incidents in the past have made scientists aware of the need for accurate methods of radionuclide analyses in order to estimate the risk to the public from released radioactivity .This book is an authoritative, up-to-date collection of research contributions presented at the 11th International Symposium on Environmental Radiochemical Analysis. Representing... more...

  • Environmental Radionuclidesby Klaus Froehlich

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 210.00

    The book presents a state-of-the-art summary of knowledge on the use of radionuclides to study processes and systems in the continental part of the Earth?s environment. It is conceived as a companion to the two volumes of this series, which deal with isotopes as tracers in the marine environment (Livingston, Marine Radioactivity ) and with the radioecology... more...

  • Europe's Nuclear Power Experimentby E. N. Shaw

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Europe's Nuclear Power Experiment: History of the OECD Dragon Project discusses the achievements of the Project, which is regarded as one of Europe's most successful collaborations in applied science and certainly the most important multinational technical collaboration in the field of nuclear energy. The Project is centered on the construction of... more...

  • Experimental and Numerical Stability Investigations on Natural Circulation Boiling Water Reactorsby C.P. Marcel

    IOS Press 2007; US$ 68.00

    In the design of novel nuclear reactors active systems are replaced by passive ones in order to reduce the risk of failure. For that reason natural circulation is being considered as the primary cooling mechanism in next generation nuclear reactor designs more...

  • Fast Breeder Reactorsby P. V. Evans

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 93.95

    Fast Breeder Reactors covers the proceedings of the 1966 London Conference on Fast Breeder Reactors, organized by the British Nuclear Energy Society. This conference highlights the technical and commercial aspects of nuclear power. This book is organized into five sections encompassing 37 chapters. The introductory section considers the historical... more...

  • Fast Pulsed and Burst Reactorsby E. P. Shabalin

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Fast Pulsed and Burst Reactors: A Comprehensive Account of the Physics of both Single Burst and Repetitively Pulsed Reactors discusses the physical principles involved in the operation of fast burst and periodic pulsed reactors. The text first covers the concerns in fast burst reactors, such as the kinetics and the effects of thermal shock. Next,... more...