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Nuclear fission; History

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  • From Nuclear Transmutation to Nuclear Fission, 1932-1939by Per F Dahl

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 164.95

    From Nuclear Transmutation to Nuclear Fission, 1932-1939 deals with a particular phase in the early history of nuclear physics: the race among four laboratory teams to be the first to achieve the transmutation of atomic nuclei with artificially accelerated nuclear projectiles (protons) in high-voltage discharge tubes. This volume covers the background... more...

  • Nuclear Fissionby Robert Vandenbosch

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Nuclear Fission provides a comprehensive account of nuclear fission. This book is organized into 14 chapters. Chapter I introduces and discusses the discovery of fission, followed by a treatment of transition nucleus in Chapters II to VIII. Chapter IX deals with the theories of mass and energy distributions. The kinetic energy release in fission is... more...

  • Progress in Nuclear Energyby M. M. R. Williams; R. Sher

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Progress in Nuclear Energy, Volume 5 covers the significant advances in several aspects of nuclear energy field. This book is composed six chapters that describe the progress in nuclear and gas-cooled reactors. The introductory chapter deals with the development and evolution of decay heat estimates and decay heat Standards, and illustrates the use... more...

  • Nuclear Fusion Researchby R.E.H. Clark; D.H. Reiter

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 289.00

    It became clear in the early days of fusion research that the effects of the containment vessel (erosion of "impurities") degrade the overall fusion plasma performance. Progress in controlled nuclear fusion research over the last decade has led to magnetically confined plasmas that, in turn, are sufficiently powerful to damage the vessel... more...

  • Sustainable and Safe Nuclear Fission Energyby GŁnter Kessler

    Springer 2012; US$ 209.00

    Unlike existing books of nuclear reactor physics, nuclear engineering and nuclear chemical engineering this book covers a complete description and evaluation of nuclear fission power generation. It covers the whole nuclear fuel cycle, from the extraction of natural uranium from ore mines, uranium conversion and enrichment up to the fabrication of fuel... more...

  • The Physics of the Manhattan Projectby Bruce Cameron Reed

    Springer 2014; US$ 89.99

    The development of nuclear weapons during the Manhattan Project is one of the most significant scientific events of the twentieth century. This revised and updated 3rd edition explores the challenges that faced the scientists and engineers of the Manhattan Project. It gives a clear introduction to fission weapons at the level of an upper-year undergraduate... more...

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