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Nuclear

  • 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$ 229.00

    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$ 59.99

    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...

  • Transitional Energy Policy 1980-2030by Hugh B. Stewart

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 72.95

    Transitional Energy Policy 1980-2030: Alternative Nuclear Technologies discusses topics the tackle concerns regarding the use of nuclear technology as an energy source. The book explains issues such as the reservations regarding the use of nuclear, energy resource supply/demand problems, and controversial concepts. The text is comprised of seven... more...

  • Magnetic Fusion Energyby George Neilson

    Elsevier Science 2016; US$ 285.00

    Magnetic Fusion Energy: From Experiments to Power Plants is a timely exploration of the field, giving readers an understanding of the experiments that brought us to the threshold of the ITER era, as well as the physics and technology research needed to take us beyond ITER to commercial fusion power plants. With the start of ITER construction,... more...

  • 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 A. 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...