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Multilingual Dictionary of Nuclear Reactor Physics and Engineering

1st Edition

By Henryk Anglart

CRC Press

336 pages

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Hardback: 9780367470814
pub: 2020-07-03
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This multilingual dictionary explains, in simple and clear language, the most frequently-used terms and expressions in the field of nuclear reactor physics and engineering, and provides translations of these terms from English into French, German, Swedish and Polish.

This unique resource offers many advantages over the use of online translation tools, which are often incorrect when dealing with scientific and technical words. Instead, this dictionary has used a wide variety of peer-reviewed books and journal papers to ensure the highest accuracy and establish itself as a reliable and credible reference for the reader.

It covers a broad range of exciting topics and the latest developments in the field, including reactor technology, reactor components and systems, reactor operation and control, reactor types, reactor physics, thermal engineering, reactor safety, radiation protection, nuclear fuel, nuclear chemistry, the safeguarding of nuclear materials, and much more.

This dictionary is kept on a technical level corresponding to Master and PhD studies of nuclear physics and engineering. It will provide the reader with a broad understanding of the necessary information that a researcher or nuclear physicst or engineer would need to possess, therefore it will be an invaluable resource for students within this and related disciplines.


  • Contains over 1500 key terms from the field
  • The first book to provide translations in five languages: English, French, German, Swedish and Polish
  • Accessible to Master and PhD students in addition to early career researchers in nuclear reactor physics and engineering

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. List of abbreviations used in the dictionary

Chapter 2. Alphabetically-ordered keywords with explanatory texts

Chapter 3. Alphabetically ordered index of German entries

Chapter 4. Alphabetically ordered index of French entries

Chapter 5. Alphabetically ordered index of Polish entries

Chapter 6. Alphabetically ordered index of Swedish entries

About the Author

Henryk Anglart is a professor of Nuclear Engineering at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, Sweden, and at the Warsaw University of Technology (WUT), Warsaw, Poland.

He received his MSc from WUT and his PhD from the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY. After his eighteen-year career as a research and development engineer at Westinghouse in Sweden, he accepted a tenure position at KTH, where he has supervised many PhD students and post-doctoral fellows, and has taught several courses in nuclear engineering. In addition to research and teaching, prof. Henryk Anglart was serving for a long time as head of Reactor Technology Division and Deputy Director of the Physics Department. He was previously a Director of Nuclear Technology Center at KTH. Prof. Henryk Anglart authored and co-authored over 200 journal, conference and other scientific publications. He is also an author of three textbooks used in teaching of nuclear engineering courses at WUT.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Radiology & Nuclear Medicine
SCIENCE / Nuclear Physics
SCIENCE / Physics
SCIENCE / Radiation
SCIENCE / Scientific Instruments
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Engineering (General)
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Power Resources / Nuclear