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Controlled Thermonuclear Fusion

by Jean Louis Bobin

The book is a presentation of the basic principles and main achievements in the field of nuclear fusion. It encompasses both magnetic and inertial confinements plus a few exotic mechanisms for nuclear fusion....


Crisis Without End: The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe

by Helen Caldicott

On the second anniversary of the Fukushima disaster, an international panel of leading medical and biological scientists, nuclear engineers, and policy experts assembled at the prestigious New York Academy of...


International Seminars on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies 46th Session: The Role of Science in the Third Millennium

by R Ragaini

Proceedings of the 46th Session of the International Seminars on Nuclear War and Planetary Emergencies held in Erice, Sicily. This Seminar has again gathered, in 2013, over 100 scientists from 43 countries in...


Fusion Technology 1990

by B.E. Keen, M. Huguet & R.M. Hemsworth

The aim of the biennial series of symposia on Fusion Technology, organized by the European Fusion Laboratories, is the exchange of information on the design, construction and operation of fusion experiments....


Nuclear Power Safety

by James H. Rust

A concise and current treatment of the subject of nuclear power safety, this work addresses itself to such issues of public concern as: radioactivity in routine effluents and its effect on human health and the...


The Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Disaster: Investigating the Myth and Reality

by The Independ Fukushima Nuclear Accident

When the Nuclear Safety Commission in Japan reviewed safety-design guidelines for nuclear plants in 1990, the regulatory agency explicitly ruled out the need to consider prolonged AC power loss. In other words,...


Fukushima: The Story of a Nuclear Disaster

by David Lochbaum, Edwin Lyman & Susan Q. Stranahan

On March 11, 2011, an earthquake large enough to knock the earth from its axis sent a massive tsunami speeding toward the Japanese coast and the aging and vulnerable Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power reactors....


Fusion Technology 1996

by C. Varandas & F. Serra

The objective of these proceedings was to provide a platform for the exchange of information on the design, construction and operation of fusion experiments. The technology which is being developed for the next...


Nuclear Energy: An Introduction to the Concepts, Systems, and Applications of Nuclear Processes

by Raymond L. Murray

This expanded, revised, and updated fourth edition of Nuclear Energy maintains the tradition of providing clear and comprehensive coverage of all aspects of the subject, with emphasis on the explanation of trends...


Geological Repository Systems for Safe Disposal of Spent Nuclear Fuels and Radioactive Waste

by J Ahn & M J Apted

Geological disposal has been internationally adopted as the most effective approach to assure the long-term, safe disposition of the used nuclear fuels and radioactive waste materials produced from nuclear power...


Understanding and Mitigating Ageing in Nuclear Power Plants: Materials and Operational Aspects of Plant Life Management (PLIM)

by Ph G Tipping

Plant life management (PLiM) is a methodology focussed on the safety-first management of nuclear power plants over their entire lifetime. It incorporates and builds upon the usual periodic safety reviews and...


Nuclear Roulette: The Truth about the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth

by Gar Smith, Jerry Mander & Ernest Callenbach

Nuclear power is not clean, cheap, or safe. With Three Mile Island, Chernobyl, and Fukushima, the nuclear industry's record of catastrophic failures now averages one major disaster every decade. After three...


Materials Ageing and Degradation in Light Water Reactors: Mechanisms and Management

by K L Murty

Light water reactors (LWRs) are the predominant class of nuclear power reactors in operation today; however, ageing and degradation can influence both their performance and lifetime. Knowledge of these factors...


Managing Nuclear Projects

by J Devgun

In addition to the nuclear power industry, the nuclear field has extensive projects and activities in the areas of research reactors, medical isotope production, decommissioning, and remediation of contaminated...


Quarterly Essay 27 Reaction Time: Climate Change and the Nuclear Option

by Ian Lowe

Australia is at a crossroads: if we are to halt global warming, do we need to stride resolutely into a nuclear future?

In this engrossing and persuasive essay, Ian Lowe discusses his one-time belief in the...


Uranium: War, Energy, and the Rock That Shaped the World

by Tom Zoellner

The astonishing biography of a mineral that can sustain our world- or destroy it

Uranium occurs naturally in the earth's crust-yet holds the power to end all life on the planet. This is its fundamental paradox,...


Nuclear Energy: An Introduction to the Concepts, Systems, and Applications of Nuclear Processes

by Raymond L. Murray

Nuclear Energy is one of the most popular texts ever published on basic nuclear physics, systems, and applications of nuclear energy. This newest edition continues the tradition of offering a holistic treatment...


Neutron Fluctuations: A Treatise on the Physics of Branching Processes

by Imre Pazsit & Lenard Pal

The transport of neutrons in a multiplying system is an area of branching processes with a clear formalism. This book presents an account of the mathematical tools used in describing branching processes, which...


Power Plays: Enriched Uranium and Homeland Security

by Christopher Hubbard

This book contributes to a new understanding of one of the most serious security implications inherent in the current rapid growth in nuclear power generation. It assesses attempts made to deal with the latent...


Why Vs Why: Nuclear Power

by Ian Lowe & Barry Brook

Why vs Why is a unique series of small books that tackle both sides of the hot topics that pop up to confront, confuse, and trouble everyone. Each book includes both sides of the debate on one hot topic. They’re...