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Nuclear power & engineering books

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Nuclear Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics Past, Present and Future by Pradip Saha Nuclear Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics Past, Present and Future

Summarizes the major developments on nuclear reactor thermal-hydraulics over the last fifty years, primarily for water-cooled reactors, and provides a direction for the future thermal-hydraulic developments for water-cooled, including small modular reactors or SMR, and Generation IV reactors.
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/01/2018

Combined Cycle Driven Efficiency for Next Generation Nuclear Power Plants An Innovative Design Approach by Bahman Zohuri, Patrick McDaniel Combined Cycle Driven Efficiency for Next Generation Nuclear Power Plants An Innovative Design Approach
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It also describes how a Nuclear Air-Brayton system can be integrated with significant renewable (solar and wind) energy systems to build a low carbon grid.
Format: Hardback - Released: 29/12/2017

Safety, Reliability, Human Factors, and Human Error in Nuclear Power Plants by B.S. (University of Ottawa, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Ontario, Canada) Dhillon Safety, Reliability, Human Factors, and Human Error in Nuclear Power Plants
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Each year billions of dollars are being spent in the area of nuclear power generation to design, construct, manufacture, operate, and maintain various types of systems around the globe. Many times these systems fail due to safety, reliability, human factors,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 18/12/2017

Nuclear Power Plants: Innovative Technologies for Instrumentation and Control Systems The Second International Symposium on Software Reliability, Industrial Safety, Cyber Security and Physical Protect by Yang Xu Nuclear Power Plants: Innovative Technologies for Instrumentation and Control Systems The Second International Symposium on Software Reliability, Industrial Safety, Cyber Security and Physical Protect

This book gathers selected papers from the Second International Symposium on Software Reliability, Industrial Safety, Cyber Security and Physical Protection of Nuclear Power Plant, held in Chengdu, China on August 23-25, 2017.
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/12/2017

Materials and Water Chemistry for Supercritical Water-cooled Reactors by David (Chalk River Laboratories, Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL)) Guzonas, Radek (Joint Research Centre Institu Novotny Materials and Water Chemistry for Supercritical Water-cooled Reactors
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Materials and Water Chemistry for Supercritical Water-cooled Reactors is unique in that it brings together materials and water chemistry, their interrelationship, the historical perspective and their application to SCWR conceptual design. Written by world's leading experts, all active in the...
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/10/2017

Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water Reactors Volume 1 by John H Jackson Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Environmental Degradation of Materials in Nuclear Power Systems - Water Reactors Volume 1

Components covered include pressure boundary components, reactor vessels and internals, steam generators, fuel cladding, irradiated components, fuel storage containers, and balance of plant components and systems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/10/2017

Investigation of Spatial Control Strategies with Application to Advanced Heavy Water Reactor by Ravindra Munje, Balasaheb Patre, Akhilanand Tiwari Investigation of Spatial Control Strategies with Application to Advanced Heavy Water Reactor
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Further, it introduces a nonlinear model characterizing important thermal hydraulics parameters of AHWR and integrates it into the neutronics model to obtain a coupled neutronics-thermal hydraulics model of AHWR.
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/10/2017

Computational Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science Using Python by Ryan (Associate Professor, Department of Aerospace and Mechanical Engineering, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, McClarren Computational Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science Using Python
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Computational Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Science Using Python provides the necessary knowledge users need to embed more modern computing techniques into current practices, while also helping practitioners replace Fortran-based implementations with higher level languages. The book is especially unique in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 19/10/2017

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Risk Importance Measures in the Design and Operation of Nuclear Power Plants by Ivan Vrbanic, Pranab Samanta, Ivica Basic Risk Importance Measures in the Design and Operation of Nuclear Power Plants
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In using risk-informed approaches for ensuring safety of operating nuclear power plants (NPPs), risk importance measures obtained from probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs) of the plants are integral elements of consideration in many cases. Obtaining these measures in appropriate forms is...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/01/2018

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, UNSCEAR 2013 Report, Part I Levels and Effects of Radiation Exposure due to the Nuclear Accident after the 2011 Great East-Japan Earthquake and Tsunam by United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, United Nations Office at Vienna Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, UNSCEAR 2013 Report, Part I Levels and Effects of Radiation Exposure due to the Nuclear Accident after the 2011 Great East-Japan Earthquake and Tsunam
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This publication, the first of two volumes of scientific annexes, provides a detailed review of scientific material that underpins the Committee's evaluation of the radiation doses and effects due to the accident which occurred at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/01/2018

Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, UNSCEAR 2013 Report, Volume II by United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, United Nations Office at Vienna, United Nations Sources, Effects and Risks of Ionizing Radiation, UNSCEAR 2013 Report, Volume II
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The United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation (UNSCEAR) assesses the levels and effects of exposure to ionizing radiation. UNSCEAR's scientific findings underpin radiation risk evaluation and international protection standards. This is the second of two volumes...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme Specific Safety Guide by International Atomic Energy Agency Establishing the Safety Infrastructure for a Nuclear Power Programme Specific Safety Guide

Provides guidance on the establishment of a national nuclear safety infrastructure as a key component of the overall preparations required for emerging nuclear power programmes. This publication provides recommendations, presented in the form of 200 sequential actions, on meeting the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 29/01/2018

Red Atom Russia's Nuclear Power Program from Stalin to Today by Paul R. Josephson Red Atom Russia's Nuclear Power Program from Stalin to Today

In the 50s, Soviet nuclear scientists and leaders imagined giant reactors generating energy quickly and cheaply, nuclear engines to power cars, ships, and airplanes, and peaceful nuclear explosions totransform the landscape. Driven by the atom, the dream of communism would...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/02/2018

Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Physics by Robert E. (Virginia Polytechnic and State University, Blacksburg, USA) Masterson Introduction to Nuclear Reactor Physics
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INTRODUCTION TO NUCLEAR REACTOR PHYSICS is the most comprehensive, modern and readable textbook for this course/module. It explains reactors, fuel cycles, radioisotopes, radioactive materials, design, and operation. Chain reaction and fission reactor concepts are presented, plus advanced coverage including neutron...
Format: Hardback - Released: 06/02/2018

Radiation Applications by Hisaaki Kudo Radiation Applications

This book focuses on radiation applications in various fields such as industry, environmental conservation, analytical sciences, agriculture, medical diagnosis and therapy, and other areas, from laboratory or research scale to practical or commercial scale.
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/02/2018

Advanced Concepts In Nuclear Energy Risk Assessment And Management by Tunc (The Ohio State Univ, Usa) Aldemir Advanced Concepts In Nuclear Energy Risk Assessment And Management
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Format: Hardback - Released: 02/04/2018

Nuclear Energy by Nicholas Tsoulfanidis Nuclear Energy

Here is an authoritative reference on all aspects of the nuclear industry from fundamental reactor physics calculations to reactor design, nuclear fuel resources, nuclear fuel cycle, radiation detection and protection, and nuclear power economics.
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/04/2018

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Nuclear Engineering A Conceptual Introduction to Nuclear Power by Malcolm (Department of Engineering, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK) Joyce Nuclear Engineering A Conceptual Introduction to Nuclear Power
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Nuclear Engineering: A Conceptual Introduction to Nuclear Power provides coverage of the introductory, salient principles of nuclear engineering in a comprehensive manner for those entering the profession at the end of their degree. The nuclear power industry is undergoing a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/09/2017

Resurgence of Nuclear Power Challenges and Opportunities for Asia by Girijesh Pant Resurgence of Nuclear Power Challenges and Opportunities for Asia

This book focuses on the issue of `resurgence of nuclear power' and discusses the feasibility of nuclear in the energy mix of Asian economies.
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/07/2017

The Physics of Nuclear Reactors by Serge Marguet The Physics of Nuclear Reactors

This comprehensive volume offers readers a progressive and highly detailed introduction to the complex behavior of neutrons in general, and in the context of nuclear power generation. A compendium and handbook for nuclear engineers, a source of teaching material for...
Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017

The Analysis of Nuclear Materials and Their Environments by Claude Andre Degueldre The Analysis of Nuclear Materials and Their Environments

This book provides an overview of passive and interactive analytical techniques for nuclear materials. The characterization of actinide species and radioactive materials is vital for understanding how these elements and radioactive isotopes are formed and behave and how these materials...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/07/2017

Nuclear Power: An Introduction by Trenton Hensley Nuclear Power: An Introduction


Format: Hardback - Released: 27/06/2017

Molten Salt Reactors and Thorium Energy by Thomas James (Adjunct Professor, Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering Department, University of Illinois, USA.) Dolan Molten Salt Reactors and Thorium Energy
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Molten Salt Reactors is a comprehensive reference on the status of molten salt reactor (MSR) research and thorium fuel utilization. There is growing awareness that nuclear energy is needed to complement intermittent energy sources and to avoid pollution from fossil...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2017

Let There Be Light! by Robert S Dutch Let There Be Light!


Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2017

Let There Be Light! by Robert S Dutch Let There Be Light!


Format: Hardback - Released: 16/06/2017

Thermal-Hydraulic Analysis of Nuclear Reactors by Bahman Zohuri Thermal-Hydraulic Analysis of Nuclear Reactors

This revised text covers the fundamentals of thermodynamics required to understand electrical power generation systems and the application of these principles to nuclear reactor power plant systems.
Format: Hardback - Released: 07/06/2017

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