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- Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 285.00
Fossil-fuel power plants account for the majority of worldwide power generation. Increasing global energy demands, coupled with issues of ageing and inefficient power plants, have led to new power plant construction programmes. As cheaper fossil fuel resources are exhausted and emissions criteria are tightened, utilities are turning to power plants... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 31.14
In dem vorliegenden Band wird naturwissenschaftlich-physikalische Hintergrundinformation zum Thema Energie bereitgestellt, um dem Leser objektive Bewertungskriterien für die global hochaktuelle Diskussion der Zukunft unserer Energieversorgung an die Hand zu geben. Insbesondere ist es ein zentrales Anliegen, dem Leser eine Bilanzierung aller Quellen... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2013; US$ 48.29
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 US$ 118.90
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...