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Nuclear Energy

Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

Tsoulfanidis, Nicholas (Ed.)

2013, VI, 525 p. 126 illus., 65 illus. in color.

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  • Presents authoritative, peer-reviewed articles from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology
  • Represents a one-stop reference in a key area of energy and sustainability
  • Provides an excellent introduction for those entering the field, as well as new insights for researchers and industry experts
  • Covers all topics related to nuclear energy: nuclear fuel resources, nuclear reactors, radioactive waste management, applications of radiation, and radiation protection

Nuclear Energy provides 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.  Featuring 19 peer-reviewed entries by recognized authorities in the field, this book provides comprehensive, streamlined coverage of fundamentals, current areas of research, and goals for the future.  The chapters will appeal to undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and energy industry experts.

Presents authoritative, peer-reviewed articles from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

Represents a one-stop reference in a key area of energy and sustainability

Provides an excellent introduction for those entering the field, as well as new insights for researchers and industry experts

Covers all topics related to nuclear energy: nuclear fuel resources, nuclear reactors, radioactive waste management, applications of radiation, and radiation protection

Content Level » Upper undergraduate

Keywords » Decommissioning Nuclear Facilities - Dosimitry - Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology - Fission Reactor Physics - GEN-IV Reactors - Ionizing Radiation Detectors - Isotope Separation Methods Nuclear Fuel - Modern Nuclear Fuel Cycles - Nuclear Energy Book - Nuclear Energy Sustainability - Nuclear Fission Power Plants - Nuclear Fuel - Nuclear Fusion - Nuclear Power Economics - Nuclear Reactor Materials - Nuclear Safeguards - Radiation - Radiation Shielding - Radioactive Waste Management - Thorium Resources - Uranium Resources

Related subjects » Energy Technology - Environmental Sciences - Nuclear Energy - Particle and Nuclear Physics

Table of contents 

1. Nuclear Energy, Introduction
2. Fission Reactor Physics
3. Isotope Separation Methods for Nuclear Fuel
4. Nuclear Fission Power Plants
5. Nuclear Fuel, Reprocessing of
6. GEN-IV Reactors
7. Nuclear Reactor Materials and Fuels
8. Modern Nuclear Fuel Cycles
9. Nuclear Facilities, Decommissioning of
10. Radioactive Waste Management: Storage, Transport, Disposal
11. Nuclear Power, Economics of
12. Nuclear Fusion
13. Radiation Sources
14. Radiation Shielding
15. Ionizing Radiation Detectors
16. Dosimetry
17. Health Physics
18. Uranium and Thorium Resources
19. Nuclear Safeguards and Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Materials

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