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Nuclear

  • Kraftwerkstechnikby Karl Strauss

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 70.79

    Das Lehrbuch bietet eine Einführung in die Grundlagen der Energie- und Kraftwerkstechnik für alle Arten der Energienutzung. Neben den zentralen technisch-naturwissenschaftlichen Themen werden auch ökologische und ökonomische Fragestellungen behandelt. more...

  • Compact Heat Exchangersby Bahman Zohuri

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 190.94

    This book describes the fundamentals and applications of compact heat exchangers in energy generation. Thetext focuses on their efficiency impacts on power systems, particularly emphasizing alternative energy sources such as Concentrated Solar Power and nuclear plants.  The various types of compact heat exchanger surfaces anddesigns are given... more...

  • Structural Materials for Generation IV Nuclear Reactorsby Pascal Yvon

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 265.00

    Operating at a high level of fuel efficiency, safety, proliferation-resistance, sustainability and cost, generation IV nuclear reactors promise enhanced features to an energy resource which is already seen as an outstanding source of reliable base load power. The performance and reliability of materials when subjected to the higher neutron doses and... more...

  • Radiation Safetyby Haydee Domenech

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 146.01

    This book discusses important fundamentals of radiation safety with specific details on dose units, calculations, measuring, and biological effects of ionizing radiation. The author covers different exposure situations and their requirements, and relevant legislation and regulations governing radiation safety. The book also examines radioactive... more...

  • Energy from the Nucleusby Gerard M. Crawley

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2016; US$ 94.00 US$ 77.08

    Nuclear energy is important both as a very large energy resource and as a source of carbon free energy. However incidents such as the Fukashima Daiichi nuclear disaster (2011), the Chernobyl disaster (1986), and the Three Mile Island accident (1979) have cast doubts on the future of nuclear fission as a major player in the future energy mix. This volume... more...

  • Nuclear Batteries and Radioisotopesby Mark Prelas; Matthew Boraas; Fernando De La Torre Aguilar; John-David Seelig; Modeste Tchakoua Tchouaso; Denis Wisniewski

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 190.94

    This book explains the physics of nuclear battery operation. It provides a comprehensive background that allows readers to understand all past and future developments in the field. The supply and cost of radioisotopes for use in applications (focused on nuclear batteries) are covered in the initial sections of the text. The interaction of ionizing... more...

  • Nuclear Energy for Hydrogen Generation through Intermediate Heat Exchangersby Bahman Zohuri

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    ·       Explains how to use nuclear process heat for industrial applications, especially process heat for hydrogen production ·       Illuminates the issue of waste heat in nuclear plants, offering a vision for how it can be used in combined-cycle plants ·      ... more...

  • Faut-il renoncer au nucléaire ?by Bertrand Barré; Sophia Majnoni d?Intignano; Claude Stéphan

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 5.99

    Christian Barré et Sophia Majnoni d?Intignano se penchent sur les pour et les contre de l?énergie nucléaire. L?énergie nucléaire produit aujourd?hui plus des trois quarts de l?électricité française. Mais l?atome n?alimente pas que nos centrales : depuis bientôt 50 ans, il alimente également un débat houleux entre pro- et anti-nucléaires. Au moment... more...

  • Fundamentals of Radiation Materials Scienceby Gary S. Was

    Springer New York 2016; US$ 129.00

    The revised second edition of this established text offers readers a significantly expanded introduction to the effects of radiation on metals and alloys.  It describes the various processes that occur when energetic particles strike a solid, inducing changes to the physical and mechanical properties of the material.  Specifically it covers... more...

  • Energy from Nuclear Fissionby Enzo De Sanctis; Stefano Monti; Marco Ripani

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 48.29

    This book provides an overview on nuclear physics and energy production from nuclear fission. It serves as a readable and reliable source of information for anyone who wants to have a well-balanced opinion about exploitation of nuclear fission in power plants.  The text is divided into two parts; the first covers the basics of nuclear forces... more...