Nuclear power & engineering

    Seeing the Light: The Case for Nuclear Power in the 21st Cen

    By Thomas Graham

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    This is the first accessible book to discuss all aspects of nuclear power in the context of the new nuclear era to help combat climate change and lethal air pollution, for students, the general public, and anyone interested in the future of energy production and the future of humanity on...

    Nuclear Power

    By Paul Breeze

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    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, tragic examples,...

    Structural Materials for Generation IV Nuclear Reactors

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    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...

    The Legacy of Nuclear Power

    By Andrew Blowers

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    Nuclear energy leaves behind an infinitely dangerous legacy of radioactive wastes in places that are remote and polluted landscapes of risk. Four of these places - Hanford USA where the plutonium for the first atomic bombs was made, Sellafield, where the UK's nuclear legacy is concentrated and controversial, La Hague...

    Magnetic Fusion Energy

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    Magnetic Fusion Energy: From Experiments to Power Plants is a timely exploration of the field, giving readers an understanding of the experiments that brought us to the threshold of the ITER era, as well as the physics and technology research needed to take us beyond ITER to commercial fusion power...

    Energy from Nuclear Fission: An Introduction

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    This book provides an overview on nuclear physics and energy production from nuclear fission. the first covers the basics of nuclear forces and properties of nuclei, nuclear collisions, nuclear stability, radioactivity, and provides a detailed discussion of nuclear fission and relevant topics in its application to energy production.

    Remembering AEE Winfrith

    By Peter Fry

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    The fascinating history of the Atomic Energy Establishment at Winfirth, told for the first time.

    Reprocessing and Recycling of Spent Nuclear Fuel

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    Physics of the Manhattan Project

    By Bruce Cameron Reed

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    It gives a clear introduction to fission weapons at the level of an upper-year undergraduate physics student by examining the details of nuclear reactions, their energy release, analytic and numerical models of the fission process, how critical masses can be estimated, how fissile materials are produced, and what factors complicate...

    Nuclear Electric Power: Safety, Operation, and Control Aspects

    By J. Brian Knowles

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    From an expert who advised on the Chernobyl problem as well as in the aftermath of Three Mile Island comes a book that contains experienced engineering assessments of the options for replacing the existing, aged, fossil-fired power stations by renewables, gas-fired, or nuclear plants.

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