Nuclear energy : a volume in the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology series /

This book provides an authoritative reference on all aspects of the nuclear energy enterprise for both fission and fusion reactors. Featuring 22 peer-reviewed chapters by recognized authorities in the field, the book offers concise yet comprehensive coverage of fundamentals, current areas of researc...

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Edition:Second edition.
Imprint:New York, NY : Springer, 2018.
Description:1 online resource
Language:English
Series:Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology Series
Encyclopedia of sustainability science and technology series.
Subject:Nuclear energy.
Nuclear engineering.
Nuclear energy.
Nuclear engineering.
Nuclear physics.
Radiation -- Safety measures.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11654710
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Other authors / contributors:Tsoulfanidis, Nicholas, 1938- editor.
ISBN:9781493966189
1493966189
9781493966172
9781493966196
1493966170
Digital file characteristics:text file
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Summary:This book provides an authoritative reference on all aspects of the nuclear energy enterprise for both fission and fusion reactors. Featuring 22 peer-reviewed chapters by recognized authorities in the field, the book offers concise yet comprehensive coverage of fundamentals, current areas of research, and goals for the future. Topics range from fundamental reactor physics calculations, reactor design, nuclear fuel resources, and the nuclear fuel cycle, to radiation detection and protection and the economics of nuclear power. All chapters have been updated from the first edition, with new chapters added on small modular reactors, medical applications - atomic and nuclear, an d applications of radioisotopes. As each chapter is written by an acknowledged expert in the area, the reader can be assured that the text is accurate, up-to-date, and will appeal to a broad audience of undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and energy industry experts.
Other form:Printed edition: 9781493966172
Standard no.:10.1007/978-1-4939-6618-9