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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...


The Radiation Legacy of the Soviet Nuclear Complex: An Analytical Overview

by Nikolai N. Egorov, Vladimir M. Novikov & Frank L. Parker

A study of the legacy of nuclear contamination in the Soviet Union. It gives the location and characteristics of the accumulated radioactive material and wastes by each sector, from ore and mining to use and...


Fusion Technology 1990

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 Station 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...


Advanced Separation Techniques for Nuclear Fuel Reprocessing and Radioactive Waste Treatment

by K L Nash & G J Lumetta

Advanced separations technology is key to closing the nuclear fuel cycle and relieving future generations from the burden of radioactive waste produced by the nuclear power industry. Nuclear fuel reprocessing...


High Temperature Deformation and Fracture of Materials

by J-S Zhang

High Temperature Deformation and Fracture of Materials


Nuclear Fuel Cycle Science and Engineering

by I Crossland

Nuclear Fuel Cycle Science and Engineering


Infrastructure and Methodologies for the Justification of Nuclear Power Programmes

by A Alonso

The potential development of any nuclear power programme should include a rigorous justification process reviewing the substantial regulatory, economic and technical information necessary for implementation,...


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 Corrosion Science and Engineering

by D Feron

Corrosion of nuclear materials, i.e. the interaction between these materials and their environments, is a major issue for plant safety as well as for operation and economic competitiveness. Understanding these...


Handbook of Advanced Radioactive Waste Conditioning Technologies

by M. I. Ojovan

Radioactive wastes are generated from a wide range of sources, including the power industry, and medical and scientific research institutions, presenting a range of challenges in dealing with a diverse set of...


Nuclear Decommissioning: Planning, Execution and International Experience

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...