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  • Nuclear Fuel Safety Criteria Technical Reviewby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2001; US$ 33.00

    Nuclear reactor safety is primarily concerned with the prevention of radiation-related damage to the public from the operation of commercial nuclear reactors; safety limits are introduced to avoid fuel failures during normal operation, or to mitigate the consequences of reactor accidents in which substantial damage is done to the reactor core. In this... more...

  • Reduction of Capital Costs of Nuclear Power Plantsby OECD Publishing; Nuclear Energy Agency

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2000; US$ 64.00

    The competitiveness of nuclear power plants depends largely on their capital costs that represent some 60 per cent of their total generation costs. Reviewing and analysing ways and means to reduce capital costs of nuclear power plants are essential to enhance the economic viability of the nuclear option. The report is based upon cost information and... more...

  • Nuclear Engineering Handbookby Kenneth D. Kok

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 172.95

    Nuclear power has, in recent years, undergone a major transformation, resulting in major technical developments and a new generation of nuclear scientists and engineers. A comprehensive book that reflects the latest nuclear technologies has been lacking?until now. The Nuclear Engineering Handbook is a response to this global resurgence of interest... more...

  • Corrosion problems related to nuclear waste disposalby A.D. Mercer; Ph. Merge

    The Institute of Materials. Minerals and Mining 1992; US$ 50.00

    Covers the corrosion related problems inherent in the various concepts of waste disposal which may result from different geological conditions of the host formations. Papers investigate the importance of engineered barriers; high strength corrosion resistant candidate nuclear waste containers; disposal of heat generating radioactive wastes in rock... more...

  • Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbookby Xing L. Yan; Ryutaro Hino

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 279.95

    Written by two leading researchers from the world-renowned Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook is an unrivalled overview of current and future prospects for the effective production of hydrogen via nuclear energy. Combining information from scholarly analyses, industrial data, references, and other resources, this... more...

  • Nuclear Power: A Very Short Introductionby Maxwell Irvine

    OUP Oxford 2011; US$ 7.99

    Nuclear power is a highly topical issue and there is widespread debate concerning future energy budgets and how to replace our dependence on fossil fuels. Here, Maxwell Irvine provides an introduction to the nature of nuclear energy, looking at the risks, the relevance of nuclear power, and the potential of nuclear fusion. more...

  • The Doomsday Machineby Martin Cohen; Andrew McKillop

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 7.39

    Today, there are over one hundred nuclear reactors operating in our backyards, from Indian Point in New York to Diablo Canyon in California. Proponents claim that nuclear power is the only viable alternative to fossil fuels, and due to rising energy consumption and the looming threat of global warming, they are pushing for an even greater investment.... more...

  • Atomic Nanoscale Technology in the Nuclear Industryby Taeho Woo

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 154.95

    Developments at the nanoscale are leading to new possibilities and challenges for nuclear applications in areas ranging from medicine to international commerce to atomic power production/waste treatment. Progress in nanotech is helping the nuclear industry slash the cost of energy production. It also continues to improve application reliability and... more...

  • India's Nuclear Fuel Cycleby Taraknath V. K. Woddi; William S. Charlton; Paul Nelson

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2009; US$ 30.00

    An analysis of the current (February 2009) status and future potential of India's nuclear fuel cycle is presented in this book. Such a fuel cycle assessment is important, but relatively opaque because India regards various aspects of its nuclear fuel cycle as strategically sensitive. Any study therefore necessarily depends upon reverse calculations... more...

  • The Nuclear Environmentalistby Juan Josť Gomez Cadenas

    Springer Milan 2012; US$ 26.42

    This book discusses renewable energy, including the thesis that nuclear energy, although by no means problem-free, can be a viable source of concentrated, reliable and carbon free electricit, as part of a diversified and rational mix of electricity sources. more...