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- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 54.99
This book covers construction of an input-to-state-stability-Lyapunov function for the infinite-dimensional system that provides a common base for the development of robustness results, used as a control-Lyapunov function in a Tokamak. more...
- ECW Press 2003; US$ 10.95
Was the world's first fatal nuclear accident ? the 1961 explosion of a SL-1 military test reactor in Idaho ? the result of a crime of passion? Was the disaster promptly covered up to protect the burgeoning nuclear industry? Idaho Falls documents one of America's best-kept secrets and investigates the question of conspiracy. more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2006; US$ 145.00
This volume presents recent progress in the improvement of the nuclear database needed for the development of Generation IV nuclear energy systems. The Generation IV International Forum (GIF) identified six advanced concepts for sustainable nuclear energy production at competitive prices and with advanced safety, with special attention to nuclear non-proliferation... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 250.00
Current fleets of conventional and nuclear power plants face increasing hostile environmental conditions due to increasingly high temperature operation for improved capacity and efficiency, and the need for long term service. Additional challenges are presented by the requirement to cycle plants to meet peak-load operation. This book presents a comprehensive... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 200.00
In March 2011 the Fukushima nuclear power plant (NPP) in Japan was hit by an earthquake and subsequent tsunami which resulted in the release of significant amounts of radioactive material. The incident led to the suspension of nuclear programmes by a number of countries. This book provides a definitive account of the accident. Outlines the main... more...
- Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 230.00
Reactor Pressure Vessels (RPVs) contain the fuel and therefore the reaction at the heart of nuclear power plants. They are a life-determining structural component: if they suffer serious damage, the continued operation of the plant is in jeopardy. This book critically reviews irradiation embrittlement, the main degradation mechanism affecting RPV... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 249.00
This book covers the fundamentals of thermodynamics required to understand electrical power generation systems, honing in on the application of these principles to nuclear reactor power systems. It includes all the necessary information regarding the fundamental laws to gain a complete understanding and apply them specifically to the challenges of... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 179.00
This book describes the basic concepts of risk and reliability with detailed descriptions of the different levels of probabilistic safety assessment of nuclear power plants (both internal and external). The book also maximizes readers insights into time dependent risk analysis through several case studies, whilst risk management with respect to non... more...