Nuclear Energy

Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

Editors: Tsoulfanidis, Nicholas (Ed.)

  • 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
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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.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Nuclear Energy, Introduction

    Tsoulfanidis, Nicholas

    Pages 1-6

  • Fission Reactor Physics

    Natelson, Michael

    Pages 7-57

  • Isotope Separation Methods for Nuclear Fuel

    Hasegawa, Shuichi

    Pages 59-76

  • Nuclear Fission Power Plants

    Knief, Ronald Allen

    Pages 77-151

  • Nuclear Fuel, Reprocessing of

    Simpson, Michael F. (et al.)

    Pages 153-173

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
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  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $239.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-5715-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $239.00
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  • ISBN 978-1-4899-9313-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Nuclear Energy
Book Subtitle
Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology
Editors
  • Nicholas Tsoulfanidis
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media New York
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-5716-9
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-5716-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-5715-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-9313-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VI, 530
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