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  • Irradiation Embrittlement of Reactor Pressure Vessels (RPVs) in Nuclear Power Plantsby Naoki Soneda

    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...

  • The World After Cheap Oilby Rauli Partanen; Harri Paloheimo; Heikki Waris

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95

    Substantial evidence suggests that we are currently living at the peak of oil production with few prospects for cheap oil ever returning. Yet the media, politicians and regular people have hardly started to talk about what this means. Oil literally runs our societies from transportation to food production to economic activity. Without oil, everything... more...

  • Safety of VVER-440 Reactorsby Vladimir Slugen

    Springer 2011; US$ 189.00

    Safety of VVER-440 Reactors endeavours to promote an increase in the safety of VVER-440 nuclear reactors via the improvement of fission products limitation systems and the implementation of special non-destructive spectroscopic methods for materials testing. All theoretical and experimental studies performed the by author over the last 25 years have... 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 Doomsday Machineby Martin Cohen; Andrew McKillop

    St. Martin's Press 2012; US$ 8.99

    Martin Cohen is a philosopher of social science and the author of several books, translated into over twenty languages, including Mind Games and Philosophy for Dummies. A respected environmentalist, he wrote an influential series of articles in the Times Higher (London) about the politics of the climate change debate. He has written discussion... more...

  • Advances in Nuclear Science and Technologyby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Nuclear Physics Data for Reactor Kinetics.- I. Principles of Reactor Kinetics and Data Requirements.- II. Evaluated Nuclear Data Libraries.- III. Fission-Product Nuclear Data.- IV. Data on Delayed Neutrons.- V. Data on Heavy Elements.- Acknowledgments.- References.- The Analysis of Reactor Noise: Measuring Statistical Fluctuations in Nuclear Systems.-... more...

  • Advances in Nuclear Dynamics 5by

    Springer US 2012; US$ 347.00

    Preface. 1. Heating of nuclear matter; L. Beaulieu, et al. 2. In-medium modification of hadrons; D. Pelte. 3. Particle Production in 158A GeV ...; T.C. Awes, et al . 4. Hadron Freeze-out and QGP Hadronization; J. Rafelski, J. Letessier. 5. Nuclear Collective Excitations; S. Ayik, et al. 6. In-medium kaon production in heavy ion collisions at... more...

  • Diagnostics for Experimental Thermonuclear Fusion Reactors 2by

    Springer US 2012; US$ 339.00

    The ITER Proje:t. ITER Physics Basis, Machine Design and Diagnostic Integration; G. Janeschitz, et al. Reflectometry and ECE: Overview of the ITER Reflectometry Diagnostic Systems; G. Vayakis, et al. Interferometry, Polarimetry and Thomson Scattering: Baseline Design of a Multi-Channel Interferometer and Polarimeter System for Density Measurements... more...

  • Scientific Basis for Nuclear Waste Managementby

    Springer US 2012; US$ 99.00

    Keynote Address.- Science Underlying Radioactive Waste Management: Status and Needs.- Waste Solidification.- Vitrification.- Techniques for High Level Waste Solidification in Europe.- Development of Glass Compositions for Immobilization of Savannah River Plant Waste.- Preparation and Characterization of an Improved High Level Radioactive Waste (Haw)... more...

  • Human Factors in Nuclear Safetyby Neville A. Stanton

    Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 210.00

    There is a growing recognition amongst those involved with the creation and distribution of nuclear power of the value and positive impact of ergonomics, recognition heightened by the realization that safety incidents are rarely the result of purely technical failure.  This work provides insights into plant design, performance shaping factors,... more...