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  • Radiological Protection Evolution of the System of Radiological Protectionby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 70.00

    The OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (NEA) has actively participated in discussions with the International Commission on Radiological Protection (ICRP) regarding the development of new recommendations that will replace those in ICRP Publication 60, which has long served as the international standard in this field. Part of this development process has involved... more...

  • Uranium 2007by OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 168.00

    Based on official information received from 40 countries, Uranium 2007 provides a comprehensive review of world uranium supply and demand as of 1st January 2007, as well as data on global uranium exploration, resources, production and reactor-related requirements. It provides substantive new information from major uranium production centres in Africa,... more...

  • Nuclear Development Risks and Benefits of Nuclear Energyby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    In the context of sustainable development policies, decision making in the energy sector should be based on carefully designed trade-offs which take into account, insofar as feasible, all of the alternative options’ advantages and drawbacks from the economic, environmental and social viewpoints. This report examines various aspects of nuclear... more...

  • Nuclear Science Structural Materials for Innovative Nuclear Systems (SMINS)by OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2008; US$ 154.00

    Structural materials research is a field of growing relevance in the nuclear sector, especially for the different innovative reactor systems being developed within the Generation IV International Forum (GIF), for critical and subcritical transmutation systems, and of interest to the Global Nuclear Energy Partnership (GNEP). Under the auspices of the... more...

  • Magnetic Control of Tokamak Plasmasby Marco Ariola; Alfredo Pironti

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    The problem of confining a plasma, with sufficiently high density and temperature, is of crucial importance if nuclear fusion is to be made usable as a form of power generation. Tokamaks a" devices with a toroidal geometry a" are among the most popular candidates by which such confinement can be achieved. A tokamak separates a plasma from... more...

  • Nuclear Powerby J. Wood

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 1753; US$ 56.00

    Explains in detail how nuclear power works, its costs, benefits as part of the electricity supply system and examines its record. This book covers the nuclear power debate. more...

  • Stability and Buffering Capacity of the Geosphere for Long-term Isolation of Radioactive Wasteby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 87.00

    Geological settings selected as potential host formations for the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste are chosen for, among other assets, their long-term stability and buffering capacity against destabilising events and processes. These proceedings present the outcomes of a geosphere stability workshop, held in November 2007, that focused... more...

  • Natural Tracer Profiles Across Argillaceous Formationsby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 101.00

    This technical report describes the results of the Nuclear Energy Agency's CLAYTRAC project, in which natural tracer data from nine sites was evaluated to assess potential impacts of disposal of radiological waste in geological repositories. It shows scientific information from numerous sites and applies robust analytical methods to improve... more...

  • The Financing of Nuclear Power Plantsby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2009; US$ 40.00

    Many countries have recognised that greater use of nuclear power could play a valuable role in reducing carbon dioxide emissions. However, given the high capital cost and complexity of nuclear power plants, financing their construction often remains a challenge. This is especially true where such financing is left to the private sector in the context... more...

  • Nuclear Energyby John Tabak

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 48.00

    Commercial nuclear power has long been one of the most controversial of all power-generating technologies, but the debate has not always been particularly informed. This book discusses the physics and technology of energy production, reactor design, nuclear safety, and attempts made by the US to resolve the problem of nuclear waste disposal. more...