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2nd Edition

Introduction to Nuclear Power

ISBN 9781560324546
Published June 1, 2000 by CRC Press
320 Pages

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Book Description

The authors of this text aim to educate the reader on nuclear power and its future potential. It focuses on nuclear accidents such as Chernobyl and Three Mile Island, and their consequences, with the understanding that there are safety lessons to be learned if nuclear power generation is going to be expanded to meet our growing energy needs.

Table of Contents

1.The Earth and Nuclear Power:Sources and Resources 2.How Reactors Work 3.Cooling Reactors 4.Loss of Cooling 5.Loss-of-Cooling Accidents:Some Examples 6.Postulated Severe Accidents 7.Cooling During Fuel Removal and Processing 8.Cooling and Disposing of the Waste 9.Fusion Energy:Prospect for the Future Index

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