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Nuclear

  • Superphenixby Joel Guidez; Gérard Prêle

    Atlantis Press 2017; US$ 138.11

    For the first time a book has been written on the technological and scientific knowledge, acquired during, buiding , operation and even dismantling of the Superphenix plant. This reactor remains today the most powerful sodium fast breeder reactor operated in the world.(1200 MWe). The last fast breeder reactor operated in the world is BN 800 in... more...

  • Proceedings of The 20th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conferenceby Hong Jiang

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 275.18

    This is the first in a series of three proceedings of the 20th Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference (PBNC). This volume covers the topics of Safety and Security, Public Acceptance and Nuclear Education, as well as Economics and Reducing Cost. As one in the most important and influential conference series of nuclear science and technology,... more...

  • Earthquake Engineering for Nuclear Facilitiesby Masanori Hamada; Michiya Kuno

    Springer Singapore 2016; US$ 138.11

    This book is a comprehensive compilation of earthquake- and tsunami-related technologies and knowledge for the design and construction of nuclear facilities.  As such, it covers a wide range of fields including civil engineering, architecture, geotechnical engineering, mechanical engineering, and nuclear engineering, for the development of new... more...

  • Tritium: Fuel of Fusion Reactorsby Tetsuo Tanabe

    Springer Japan 2016; US$ 138.11

    This book focuses on tritium as a fuel for fusion reactors and a next-generation energy source. Following an introduction of tritium as a hydrogen radioisotope, important issues involved in establishing safe and economical tritium fuel cycles including breeding for a fusion reactor are summarized; these include the handling of large amounts of tritium:... more...

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

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 81.80

    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$ 180.61

    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$ 138.11

    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$ 81.80

    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$ 37.18

    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$ 138.11

    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...