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Nuclear power & engineering books

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Safety Reassessment for Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities in Light of the Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant by International Atomic Energy Agency Safety Reassessment for Nuclear Fuel Cycle Facilities in Light of the Accident at the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant

This publication provides guidance on performing safety reassessments, in the light of the accident at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant and in accordance with a graded approach, for nuclear fuel cycle facilities of all types. Although this publication primarily...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2018

INPRO Methodology for Sustainability Assessment of Nuclear Energy Systems: Environmental Impact of Stressors INPRO Manual by International Atomic Energy Agency INPRO Methodology for Sustainability Assessment of Nuclear Energy Systems: Environmental Impact of Stressors INPRO Manual

Provides guidance on assessing of sustainability of a nuclear energy system (NES) in the area of environmental impact of stressors. The INPRO methodology is a comprehensive tool for the assessment of sustainability of an NES. Basic principles, user requirements and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2018

Volcanic Hazard Assessments for Nuclear Installations Methods and Examples in Site Evaluation by International Atomic Energy Agency Volcanic Hazard Assessments for Nuclear Installations Methods and Examples in Site Evaluation

Provides information on detailed methodologies and examples in the application of volcanic hazard assessment to site evaluation for nuclear installations. It demonstrates the practicability of evaluating the recommendations through a systematic volcanic hazard assessment and examples from member states.
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2018

Environmental Change in Post-Closure Safety Assessment of Solid Radioactive Waste Repositories Report of Working Group 3 Reference Models for Waste Disposal of EMRAS II Topical Heading Reference Appro by International Atomic Energy Agency Environmental Change in Post-Closure Safety Assessment of Solid Radioactive Waste Repositories Report of Working Group 3 Reference Models for Waste Disposal of EMRAS II Topical Heading Reference Appro

Describes the work of the Reference Models for Waste Disposal Working Group, one of nine set up as part of programme entitled Environmental Modelling for Radiation Safety (EMRAS II), which concentrated on the improvement of environmental transfer models and the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2018

Management of the Interface between Nuclear Safety and Security for Research Reactors by International Atomic Energy Agency Management of the Interface between Nuclear Safety and Security for Research Reactors

Provides technical guidelines and practical information to assist member states, operating organisations and regulatory bodies, on the basis of international good practices, and to manage the interface between nuclear safety and security at research reactor facilities in an integrated and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 18/04/2018

Trends of Synchrotron Radiation Applications in Cultural Heritage, Forensics and Materials Science by International Atomic Energy Agency Trends of Synchrotron Radiation Applications in Cultural Heritage, Forensics and Materials Science

Provides an overview of the analytical applications of synchrotron radiation (SR) sources in the fields of cultural heritage, forensics and materials science, and presents relevant research projects carried out by fourtenn member states. The papers included in this publication were...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2018

Advances in high temperature gas cooled reactor fuel technology by International Atomic Energy Agency Advances in high temperature gas cooled reactor fuel technology

Dated December 2012
Format: CD-ROM - Released: 17/04/2018

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

This 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. It provides recommendations, presented in the form of 200 sequential actions, on...
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/04/2018

Metropolitan Siting of Nuclear Reactors by T. S. Gopi Rethinaraj, Andrew Palmer, Grahame Oliver, Karthik Ganesan Metropolitan Siting of Nuclear Reactors
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Siting of nuclear reactors has to consider topography, accessibility, infrastructure for transportation, construction facilities, township for staff, feasibility of power evacuation, and availability of cooling water, along with other important safety aspects related to geology, seismology, and meteorology. This book...
Format: Hardback - Released: 16/04/2018

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Atomic and plasma-material interaction data for fusion Vol. 15 by International Atomic Energy Agency Atomic and plasma-material interaction data for fusion Vol. 15

Current designs for nuclear fusion reactors call for the use of the hydrogen isotopes deuterium and tritium as the fuel for energy producing fusion reactions. The use of tritium must be carefully controlled due to its cost and radioactivity, and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/04/2018

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: 26/04/2018

Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design Specific Safety Requirements by IAEA Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design Specific Safety Requirements

This publication establishes requirements applicable to the design of nuclear power plants and elaborates on the safety objective, safety principles and concepts that provide the basis for deriving the safety requirements that must be met for the design of a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2018

Preparing and Conducting Review Missions of Instrumentation and Control Systems in Nuclear Power Plants by International Atomic Energy Agency Preparing and Conducting Review Missions of Instrumentation and Control Systems in Nuclear Power Plants

The guidelines outlined in this publication provide a basic structure, common reference and checklist across the various areas covered by an IERICS mission.
Format: Paperback - Released: 27/04/2018

Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design Specific Safety Requirements by IAEA Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design Specific Safety Requirements

Establishes requirements applicable to the design of nuclear power plants and elaborates on the safety objective, safety principles and concepts that provide the basis for deriving the safety requirements that must be met for the design of a nuclear power...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design Specific Safety Requirements by IAEA Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design Specific Safety Requirements

Establishes requirements applicable to the design of nuclear power plants and elaborates on the safety objective, safety principles and concepts that provide the basis for deriving the safety requirements that must be met for the design of a nuclear power...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design Specific Safety Requirements by IAEA Safety of Nuclear Power Plants: Design Specific Safety Requirements

Establishes requirements applicable to the design of nuclear power plants and elaborates on the safety objective, safety principles and concepts that provide the basis for deriving the safety requirements that must be met for the design of a nuclear power...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2018

Fundamentals of Magnetic Thermonuclear Reactor Design by Fundamentals of Magnetic Thermonuclear Reactor Design

Fundamentals of Magnetic Thermonuclear Reactor Design is a comprehensive resource on fusion technology and energy systems written by renowned scientists and engineers from the Russian nuclear industry. It brings together a wealth of invaluable experience and knowledge on controlled thermonuclear...
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/05/2018

Nuclear Energy A Volume in the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology Series, Second Edition by Nicholas Tsoulfanidis Nuclear Energy A Volume in the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology Series, Second Edition

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: 04/06/2018

Basic Of Transport And Storage Of Radioactive Materials by Holger (Federal Institute For Materials Research And Testing (Bam), Germany) Volzke Basic Of Transport And Storage Of Radioactive Materials
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Format: Hardback - Released: 09/06/2018

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: 22/06/2018

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: 04/07/2018

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Nuclear Decommissioning Its History, Development, and Current Status by Michele Laraia Nuclear Decommissioning Its History, Development, and Current Status

Further, it examines the technologies and management advances in science and industry that followed these solutions. Nuclear Decommissioning is a point of reference for industry researchers and decommissioning practitioners looking to enrich their knowledge of decommissioning in recent decades as...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/03/2018

Nuclear Power Reactors in the World, 2016 Edition by International Atomic Energy Agency Nuclear Power Reactors in the World, 2016 Edition

Presents the most recent reactor data available to the IAEA. This publication contains summarized information as of the end of 2015 on power reactors operating, under construction and shut down, as well as performance data on reactors operating in the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Building a National Position for a New Nuclear Power Programme by International Atomic Energy Agency Building a National Position for a New Nuclear Power Programme

Provides guidance to countries seeking to establish a national position on the introduction or re-establishment of a nuclear power programme. It provides direction to political decision makers, energy experts, and other stakeholders about the process for establishing a national position...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/03/2018

Volcanic and Tectonic Hazard Assessment for Nuclear Facilities by Charles B. (University of South Florida) Connor Volcanic and Tectonic Hazard Assessment for Nuclear Facilities

A summary of the current state-of-the-art in volcanic and tectonic hazard assessment of nuclear facilities for researchers, geologists and engineers.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/03/2018

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: 19/01/2018

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

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

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