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Nuclear

  • Plasma Physics for Controlled Fusionby Kenro Miyamoto

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 179.00

    Thisnew edition presents the essential theoretical and analytical methods needed tounderstand the recent fusion research of tokamak and alternate approaches. Theauthor describes magnetohydrodynamic and kinetic theories of cold and hotplasmas in detail. The book covers new important topics for fusion studies such as plasma transportby drift turbulence,... more...

  • Bubble Systemsby Alexander Avdeev

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00

    This monograph presents a systematic analysis of bubble system mathematics, using the mechanics of two-phase systems in non-equilibrium as the scope of analysis. The author introduces the thermodynamic foundations of bubble systems, ranging from the fundamental starting points to current research challenges. This book addresses a range of topics,... more...

  • Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbookby Xing L. Yan; Ryutaro Hino

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 279.95

    Written by two leading researchers from the world-renowned Japan Atomic Energy Agency, the Nuclear Hydrogen Production Handbook is an unrivalled overview of current and future prospects for the effective production of hydrogen via nuclear energy. Combining information from scholarly analyses, industrial data, references, and other resources, this... more...

  • Atomic Nanoscale Technology in the Nuclear Industryby Taeho Woo

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 154.95

    Developments at the nanoscale are leading to new possibilities and challenges for nuclear applications in areas ranging from medicine to international commerce to atomic power production/waste treatment. Progress in nanotech is helping the nuclear industry slash the cost of energy production. It also continues to improve application reliability and... more...

  • Thorium Energy for the Worldby Jean-Pierre Revol; Maurice Bourquin; Yacine Kadi; Egil Lillestol; Jean-Christophe de Mestral; Karel Samec

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 169.00

    The Thorium Energy Conference (ThEC13) gathered some of the world?s leading experts on thorium technologies to review the possibility of destroying nuclear waste in the short term, and replacing the uranium fuel cycle in nuclear systems with the thorium fuel cycle in the long term. The latter would provide abundant, reliable and safe energy with no... more...

  • Analytical Methods for Nonproliferationby Edward C. Morse

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book is intended to be used as a textbook and research reference for the field of nuclear nonproliferation. The book is primarily technical and focussed on methods of detecting clandestine nuclear material that might be illicitly transported. The book also touches on nuclear forensics, i.e. methods for identification, attribution, and establishment... more...

  • The Crime of Chernobylby Wladimir Tchertkoff

    Glagoslav Publications Limited 2016; US$ 11.25

    Hundreds of books, long and short, have been written about the Chernobyl tragedy. Few people are left indifferent once they understand a little about the biggest technological catastrophe in history. Wladimir Tchertkoff?s book ?The Crime of Chernobyl - the Nuclear Gulag? occupies a central place in this library aboutChernobyl. Many journalists,... more...

  • Nuclear Proliferation and Terrorism in the Post-9/11 Worldby David Hafemeister

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 59.99

    This book fills a clear gap in the literature for a technically-focused book covering nuclear proliferation and related issues post-9/11. Using a concept-led approach which serves a broad readership, it provides detailed overview of nuclear weapons, nuclear proliferation and international nuclear policy. The author addresses topics including... more...

  • Fall and Rise of Nuclear Power in Britainby Simon Taylor

    UIT Cambridge Ltd. 2016; US$ 23.32

    Britain was a pioneer in civil nuclear power and there were high hopes in the 1950s that this could be a source of cheap electricity and a valuable export opportunity. In The Fall and Rise of Nuclear Power in Britain, Simon Taylor looks at why these hopes were never realised, and how we have come to see a new rise in nuclear power in recent years.... more...

  • Magnetic Control of Tokamak Plasmasby Marco Ariola; Alfredo Pironti

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 129.00

    This book is a complete treatment of work done to resolve the problems of position-, current-, and shape-control of plasma in tokamak-type (toroidal) devices being studied as a potential means of commercial energy production by nuclear fusion. Modelling and control are both detailed, allowing non-expert readers to understand the control problem. Starting... more...