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Nuclear Power and Sustainable Development

Nuclear Power and Sustainable Development

Author: Mulmudi Hemant Kumar Format: Hardback Release Date: 30/11/2019

Nuclear Power and Sustainable Development introduces the subject of nuclear power to the readers and takes them through the environmental aspect of it. It explains the relation of human health to nuclear power and the challenges and opportunities posed by nuclear power. Also discussed in the book is the relation between nuclear power and sustainable development, the ethics that are involved with the use of nuclear power and the various fuel technologies that are emerging and the policies related to them. The readers are also informed about the process of waste management and recycling.

Modelling of Nuclear Reactor Multi-physics From Local Balance Equations to Macroscopic Models in Neutronics and Thermal-Hydraulics

Modelling of Nuclear Reactor Multi-physics From Local Balance Equations to Macroscopic Models in Neutronics and Thermal-Hydraulics

Author: Christophe (Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden) Demaziere Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 29/11/2019

Modelling of Nuclear Reactor Multiphysics: From Local Balance Equations to Macroscopic Models in Neutronics and Thermal-Hydraulics is an accessible guide to the advanced methods used to model nuclear reactor systems. The book addresses the frontier discipline of neutronic/thermal-hydraulic modelling of nuclear reactor cores, presenting the main techniques in a generic manner and for practical reactor calculations. The modelling of nuclear reactor systems is one of the most challenging tasks in complex system modelling, due to the many different scales and intertwined physical phenomena involved. The nuclear industry as well as the research institutes and universities heavily rely on the use of complex numerical codes. All the commercial codes are based on using different numerical tools for resolving the various physical fields, and to some extent the different scales, whereas the latest research platforms attempt to adopt a more integrated approach in resolving multiple scales and fields of physics. The book presents the main algorithms used in such codes for neutronic and thermal-hydraulic modelling, providing the details of the underlying methods, together with their assumptions and limitations. Because of the rapidly expanding use of coupled calculations for performing safety analyses, the analysists should be equally knowledgeable in all fields (i.e. neutron transport, fluid dynamics, heat transfer). The first chapter introduces the book's subject matter and explains how to use its digital resources and interactive features. The following chapter derives the governing equations for neutron transport, fluid transport, and heat transfer, so that readers not familiar with any of these fields can comprehend the book without difficulty. The book thereafter examines the peculiarities of nuclear reactor systems and provides an overview of the relevant modelling strategies. Computational methods for neutron transport, first at the cell and assembly levels, then at the core level, and for one-/two-phase flow transport and heat transfer are treated in depth in respective chapters. The coupling between neutron transport solvers and thermal-hydraulic solvers for coarse mesh macroscopic models is given particular attention in a dedicated chapter. The final chapter summarizes the main techniques presented in the book and their interrelation, then explores beyond state-of-the-art modelling techniques relying on more integrated approaches.

Dosimetry for Criticality Accidents

Dosimetry for Criticality Accidents

Author: International Atomic Energy Agency Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2019

Guidebook on Quality Control of Water Reactor Fuel

Guidebook on Quality Control of Water Reactor Fuel

Author: International Atomic Energy Agency Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2019

Nuclear Data Standards for Nuclear Measurements

Nuclear Data Standards for Nuclear Measurements

Author: International Atomic Energy Agency Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2019

Modern Instrumentation and Control for Nuclear Power Plants

Modern Instrumentation and Control for Nuclear Power Plants

Author: International Atomic Energy Agency Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2019

This report replaces Technical Reports Series No. 239, Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control: A Guidebook (1984), in particular by changing the emphasis from guidance to summarizing operating experience and discussing new technologies. It provides an up to date overview of nuclear power plant instrumentation and control technology and the background against which such systems are implemented. It is directed to meet the needs of instrumentation and control engineers, but also of nuclear power plant designers and regulators.

Manpower Development for Nuclear Power

Manpower Development for Nuclear Power

Author: International Atomic Energy Agency Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2019

International Tokamak Reactor: Phase One

International Tokamak Reactor: Phase One

Author: IAEA Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2019

IAEA Yearbook 1993

IAEA Yearbook 1993

Author: International Atomic Energy Agency Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 13/11/2019

Cosmic Ray Neutron Sensing Use, Calibration and Validation for Soil Moisture Estimation

Cosmic Ray Neutron Sensing Use, Calibration and Validation for Soil Moisture Estimation

Author: International Atomic Energy Agency Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2019

Nuclear and related techniques can help develop climate smart agricultural practices by optimizing water use efficiency. The measurement of soil water content is essential to improve the use of this resource in agriculture. However, most sensors monitor small areas (less than 1m in radius), hence a large number of sensors are needed to obtain soil water content across a large area. This can be both costly and labour intensive and so larger scale measuring devices are needed as an alternative to traditional point-based soil moisture sensing techniques. The cosmic ray neutron sensor (CRNS) is such a device that monitors soil water content in a non-invasive and continuous way. This publication provides background information about this novel technique, and explains in detail the calibration and validation process.

Print Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE26): Volume 4 Nuclear Safety, Security, and Cyber Security; Computer Code Verification and Validation

Print Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering (ICONE26): Volume 4 Nuclear Safety, Security, and Cyber Security; Computer Code Verification and Validation

Author: ASME Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/11/2019

Printed collection of 69 full-length, peer-reviewed technical papers. Topics include: Nuclear Safety, Security, and Cyber Security Computer Code Verification and Validation