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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Noble Gas Detectorsby Elena Aprile; Aleksey E. Bolotnikov; Alexander I. Bolozdynya; Tadayoshi Doke

    Wiley 2007; US$ 300.00

    This book discusses the physical properties of noble fluids, operational principles of detectors based on these media, and the best technical solutions to the design of these detectors. Essential attention is given to detector technology: purification methods and monitoring of purity, information readout methods, electronics, detection of hard ultra-violet... more...

  • Magnetic Control of Tokamak Plasmasby Marco Ariola; Alfredo Pironti

    Springer 2008; US$ 179.00

    The problem of confining a plasma, with sufficiently high density and temperature, is of crucial importance if nuclear fusion is to be made usable as a form of power generation. Tokamaks a" devices with a toroidal geometry a" are among the most popular candidates by which such confinement can be achieved. A tokamak separates a plasma from... more...