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Nuclear

  • Uranium Warsby Amir D. Aczel

    Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 9.99

    The author of Fermat's Last Theorem tackles the cause of the last century's most destructive event - the discovery of nuclear power. Aczel presents the fascinating story of the rival scientists who uncovered uranium's potential and reveals the ongoing tale of an element that is never far from today's headlines. more...

  • Dynamical Collision Theory and Its Applicationsby Sadhan Adhikari

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Dynamical Collision Theory and Its Applications reviews some of the powerful methods that have evolved for calculating the predictions of dynamical collision theory. Topics range from scattering theory to potential scattering, three- and four-particle scattering, multiparticle scattering, many-particle Lippmann-Schwinger equations, and the connected-kernel... more...

  • Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Wasteby J Ahn; M J Apted

    Elsevier Science 2010; US$ 325.00

    Geological disposal has been internationally adopted as the most effective approach to assure the long-term, safe disposition of the used nuclear fuels and radioactive waste materials produced from nuclear power generation, nuclear weapons programs, medical, treatments, and industrial applications. Geological repository systems take advantage of natural... more...

  • Mathematical methods in Nuclear reactor Dynamicsby Ziya Akcasuh

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Mathematical Methods in Nuclear Reactor Dynamics covers the practical and theoretical aspects of point-reactor kinetics and linear and nonlinear reactor dynamics. The book, which is a result of the lectures given at the University of Michigan, is composed of seven chapters. The opening chapter of the book describes various physical phenomena influencing... more...

  • Design Technology of Fusion Reactorsby M. Akiyama

    World Scientific Publishing Company 1990; US$ 229.00

    This book contains the contributions of over 40 outstanding applied physicists from Japan specializing in this area of design technology. Among them are K Miya, S Yamamoto, M Ohnishi, Y Ogawa, Y Sakai, T Kuroda, H Nariai, K Miyazaki, H Madarame, M Saitoh.The topics discussed extensively include: Plasma; First Wall and Impurity Control Engineering;... more...

  • Deep Geological Disposal of Radioactive Wasteby W. R. Alexander; Linda McKinley

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 190.00

    This book presents a critical review of designing, siting, constructing and demonstrating the safety and environmental impact of deep repositories for radioactive wastes. It is structured to provide a broad perspective of this multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary topic: providing enough detail for a non-specialist to understand the fundamental principles... more...

  • Infrastructure and Methodologies for the Justification of Nuclear Power Programmesby A Alonso

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 400.00

    The potential development of any nuclear power programme should include a rigorous justification process reviewing the substantial regulatory, economic and technical information necessary for implementation, given the long term commitments involved in any new nuclear power project. Infrastructure and methodologies for the justification of nuclear power... more...

  • Nucleus and Nationby Robert S. Anderson

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 52.00

    In 1974 India joined the elite roster of nuclear world powers when it exploded its first nuclear bomb. But the technological progress that facilitated that feat was set in motion many decades before, as India sought both independence from the British and respect from the larger world. Over the course of the twentieth century, India metamorphosed... more...

  • Nuclear Power Plant Safety and Mechanical Integrityby George Antaki; Ramiz Gilada

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 150.00

    One of the most critical requirements for safe and reliable nuclear power plant operations is the availability of competent maintenance personnel. However, just as the nuclear power industry is experiencing a renaissance, it is also experiencing an exodus of seasoned maintenance professionals due to retirement. The perfect guide for engineers just... more...

  • Physique appliquée à l'exposition externeby Rodolphe Antoni; Laurent Bourgois

    Springer 2012; US$ 69.95

    Cet ouvrage fait la synthèse de nombreuses années d'expériences en dosimétrie et techniques de protection contre l’exposition externe, aussi bien dans le domaine industriel que médical. Il rappelle les concepts physiques de base puis propose un certain nombre d'outils d’évaluation des nuisances radiologiques,... more...