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- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00
One of the most critical requirements for safe and reliable nuclear power plant operations is the availability of competent maintenance personnel. However, just as the nuclear power industry is experiencing a renaissance, it is also experiencing an exodus of seasoned maintenance professionals due to retirement. The perfect guide for engineers just... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 56.00
Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally acceptable source of energy in the 21st century. Present methods for producing hydrogen are mainly based on the reforming of fossil fuels with subsequent release of greenhouse gases. more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 112.00
Hydrogen has the potential to play an important role as a sustainable and environmentally acceptable energy carrier in the 21st century. Since natural sources of pure hydrogen are extremely limited, it is necessary to develop technologies to produce large quantities of hydrogen economically. The currently dominant technology for producing hydrogen... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 56.00
Integrated performance assessments (IPAs) of radioactive waste repositories deep underground are made at different stages of repository development in order, for example, to allow full-scale development, to provide feedback to R&D, and to test and develop review capability. IPA studies must be acceptable to a wide range of stakeholders and are one... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 54.00
For practical reasons, the consequences of nuclear reactor accidents are often measured in economic terms. Figures currently available, however, show significant discrepancies. For this reason, the NEA created an expert group to investigate the methodologies used in calculating the economic consequences of accidents, and the bases for such methodologies.... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 123.00
The opening of energy markets is leading to increased competition, and the nuclear power industry must adapt if it is to meet this challenge. Internationally discussions are taking place among government authorities and electric utilities and vendors on how to deal with the rapid technical development and optimisation of nuclear fuel and its utilisation... more...
- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 9.99
With the World desperate to find energy sources that do not emit carbon gasses, nuclear power is back on the agenda and in the news, following the increasing cost of fossil fuels and concerns about the security of their future supply. However, the term 'nuclear power' causes anxiety in many people and there is confusion concerning the nature... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 69.95
Im Buch Reaktortechnik werden die physikalisch-technischen Grundlagen und deren konkrete Umsetzung in Kraftwerken beschrieben. Nach der Darstellung der kernphysikalischen und thermohydraulischen Grundlagen beschreiben die Autoren Grundprinzipien und Aufbau bewährter Reaktorkonzepte ebenso wie die neuen Entwicklungen. Einen weiteren Schwerpunkt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00
Stephen McDonald offers a basic understanding of the goals and practices by which the federal government leases its fossil fuel resources and how these practices affect the economy. Originally published in 1979 more...