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Nuclear Principles in Engineering

Jevremovic, Tatjana

2005, XIX, 442 p.


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Nuclear engineering plays an important role in various industrial, health care, and energy processes. Modern physics has generated its fundamental principles. A growing number of students and practicing engineers need updated material to access the technical language and content of nuclear principles.

Nuclear Principles in Engineering is written for students, engineers, physicians and scientists who need up-to-date information in basic nuclear concepts and calculation methods using numerous examples and illustrative computer application areas.

Drawing upon years of practical experience and research Tatjana Jevremovic covers nuclear principles as they apply to:

- Power production propulsion

- Electric generators for space applications

- Diagnostics and treatment in medicine

- Imaging

- Homeland security 

Content Level » Research

Keywords » Generator - computer - control - nuclear reactor - production

Related subjects » Energy Technology - Mechanical Engineering - Nuclear Energy - Particle and Nuclear Physics

Table of contents 

Nuclear Concepts.- Atomic Theory.- Nuclear Theory.- Radioactive Decay.- Interactions of Radiation with Matter.- Neutron Physics.- Neutron Transport.- Nuclear Reactor Control.

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