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  • 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$ 141.52

    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$ 39.34

    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...

  • Resistivity Recovery in Fe and FeCr alloysby Begoña Gómez-Ferrer

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 46.80

    This book covers the Resistivity Recovery (RR) technique, underlying its physical principles, performance and problematic. A concise review on the state of the art is provided, showing the advances in radiation modelling, linking both experimental and theoretical fields. The reader will find a data compilation and comparison of up-to-date results... more...

  • Kraftwerkstechnikby Karl Strauss

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 68.61

    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$ 185.07

    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$ 141.52

    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

    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$ 185.07

    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...