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  • Plasma Physics and Controlled Thermonuclear Reactions Driven Fusion Energyby Bahman Zohuri

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.33

    This book covers the basic principles of both fusion and plasma physics, examining their combined application for driving controlled thermonuclear energy. The author begins by explaining the underlying scientific theory, and then goes on to explore the nuances of deployment within thermonuclear reactors. The potential for these technologies to help... more...

  • Nuclear Thermal Hydraulicsby Hajime Akimoto; Yoshinari Anoda; Kazuyuki Takase; Hiroyuki Yoshida; Hidesada Tamai

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 179.58

    This volume provides fundamentals of nuclear thermal?hydraulics for reactor design and safety assessment. It also describes the basis for assessing cooling performance of nuclear reactors under accidental conditions. The descriptions in this book are virtually self-contained, beyond the assumption that readers are familiar with the introductory levels... more...

  • Two-Fluid Model Stability, Simulation and Chaosby Martín López de Bertodano; William Fullmer; Alejandro Clausse; Victor Ransom

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 137.32

    This book addresses the linear and nonlinear two-phase stability of the one-dimensional Two-Fluid Model (TFM) material waves and the numerical methods used to solve it. The TFM fluid dynamic stability is a problem that remains open since its inception more than forty years ago. The difficulty is formidable because it involves the combined challenges... more...

  • Three Mile Island, Chernobyl and Fukushimaby Thomas Filburn; Stephan Gregory Bullard

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.33

    This book examines the three most well-known and socially important nuclear accidents. Each of these accidents had significant, yet dramatically different, human and environmental impacts. Unique factors helped shape the overall pattern and scale of each disaster, but a major contributing factor was the different designs used for each reactor. Fukushima... more...

  • Radioactivity and Radiationby Claus Grupen; Mark Rodgers

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 36.96

    This book lays the foundations for you to understand all that you always wanted to know about radioactivity. It begins by setting out essential information about the structure of matter, how radiation occurs and how it can be measured. It goes on to explore the substantial benefits of radioactivity through its many applications, and also the... more...

  • Neutronic Analysis For Nuclear Reactor Systemsby Bahman Zohuri

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 137.32

    This book covers the entire spectrum of the science and technology of nuclear reactor systems, from underlying physics, to next generation system applications and beyond. Beginning with neutron physics background and modeling of transport and diffusion, this self-contained learning tool progresses step-by-step to discussions of reactor kinetics, dynamics,... more...

  • Nuclear Facilitiesby Bill Collum

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 165.00

    Designing new nuclear facilities is an extraordinarily complex exercise, often requiring teams of specialists several hundred strong. Nuclear Facilities: A Designer?s Guide provides an insight into each of the main contributors and shows how the whole design process is drawn together. Essential reading for all nuclear professionals: those already... more...

  • Nuclear Powerby Paul Breeze

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 49.95

    Nuclear Power provides a concise, up-to-date, accessible guide to the most controversial form of power generation. The author includes a comprehensive description of the various methods for generating nuclear power and evaluates the political, strategic, environmental, economic, and emotional factors involved in each method. The analysis of real-life,... more...

  • Impact of Cesium on Plants and the Environmentby Dharmendra Gupta; Clemens Walther

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 137.32

    This book provides extensive and comprehensive knowledge to the researchers/academics who are working in the field of cesium contaminated sites, and the impact on plants. This book is also helpful for graduate and undergraduate students who are specializing in radioecology or safe disposal of radioactive waste, remediation of legacies and the... more...

  • Inter- und Transdisziplinarität bei der Entsorgung radioaktiver Reststoffeby Ulrich Smeddinck; Sophie Kuppler; Saleem Chaudry

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 38.17

    Dieses Buch zeigt am Beispiel des komplexen Themas Entsorgung radioaktiver Reststoffe die Herangehensweise für disziplinübergreifende Zusammenarbeit und die transdisziplinäre Verknüpfung von Wissenschaft und Öffentlichkeit. Es bietet Praxisbezogene Vorschläge aus einem Forschungsprojekt zur Problematik der wissenschaftlichen Vorbereitung der Endlagersuche... more...