nuclear power Books

  • Nuclear Power and Energy Security

    World energy consumption has grown dramatically over the past few decades. This growth in energy demand will be driven by large increases in both economic growth and world population coupled with rising living standards in rapidly growing countries. The last years, we routinely hear about a 'renaissance' of nuclear energy. The recognition that ...

  • Radiation Embrittlement of Nuclear Reactor Pressure Vessel Steels: An International Review

    STP 909 has sixteen peer-reviewed papers divided into four sections that reflect changes in the nuclear power industry occurring since 1981, including escalating capital requirements and a growing worldwide dependence on nuclear power for electricity production. The four sections of this book are: • Overview of National Programs • ...

  • Nuclear Power and Energy Security

    World energy consumption has grown dramatically over the past few decades. This growth in energy demand will be driven by large increases in both economic growth and world population coupled with rising living standards in rapidly growing countries. The last years, we routinely hear about a 'renaissance' of nuclear energy. The recognition that ...

  • The Challenges to Nuclear Power in the Twenty-First Century

    This volume is the proceedings of the Global Foundations Inc.'s 22nd International Energy Forum, held November 5-6, 1999, and is highlighted by presentations by nuclear experts from around the world, including several officials of the US Department of Energy and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. The papers address the need for nuclear energy ...

  • Designing for Situation Awareness: An Approach to User-Centered Design

    Enhancing situational awareness (SA) is a major design goal for projects in many fields, including aviation, ground transportation, air traffic control, nuclear power, medicine, space and systems maintenance, but little information exists in an integral format to support this. Human factors practitioners can be helped to create designs to support ...

  • Emerging Demands for the Safety of Nuclear Power Operations: Challenge and Response

    Nuclear power operations throughout the world face increasing international scrutiny from monitoring groups, government agencies, and the general public. Changing technologies, regulations, and public attitudes about this power source have given rise to new challenges and possible solutions within the ...

  • Manual on Maintenance Coatings for Nuclear Power Plants

    Guide book for selecting and applying maintenance coatings in nuclear ...

  • Radiation Embrittlementand Surveillance of Nuclear Reactor Pressure Vessels: An International Study

    STP 819 presents an international view on this subject drawing particularly on experience in laboratory studies and operating nuclear power plants in the USA and Europe. Of particular interest to the reader is the information imparted on reactor vessel embrittlement determination through periodic surveillance of specimens exposed in operating ...

  • Preparing the Ground for Renewal of Nuclear Power

    This conference proceedings explores issues surrounding the replacement of existing nuclear power plants when they reach the end of their useful life. Topics covered include: Nuclear competitiveness regarding politics and power plant evolution; social acceptance regarding communication, information, waste, and safety proliferation; and ...

  • Scientific and Technical Issues in the Management of Spent Fuel of Decommissioned Nuclear Submarines

    The book represents a collection of papers prepared for and presented by specialists of seven concerned countries in the fourth Advanced Research Workshop (ARW), Moscow, September 22-24, 2004, sponsored and organized within the framework of the NATO-Russia partnership.Similar to the three previous publications, which collected the materials of the ...

  • Reactor Dosimetry: 12th International Symposium

    The latest edition of this popular ASTM series provides an extensive overview of the latest advances in reactor dosimetry. As operating nuclear power reactors have aged and continue to operate on extended operating licenses, new pressure vessel surveillance techniques have been required. Eastern European pressurized water reactors, especially ...

  • High-Chromium Ferritic and Martensitic Steels for Nuclear Applications

    The desire to reduce generating costs by increasing thermal efficiency in power plants has resulted in a need for materials with improved high-temperature properties. Advanced ferritic/martensitic steels are prime candidates for such applications. Although these alloys were developed for application in nuclear power plants because of their low ...

  • Energy Law and Regulation in the European Union

    This comprehensive looseleaf service offers a complete guide to all aspects of the economic and competitive regulation of energy utilities in the European Union. Keeping you up-to-date on the regulation of coal, gas, electricity, and nuclear power on a country-by-country basis, it focuses on the national laws of the following major European ...

  • Remaining Issues in the Decommissioning of Nuclear Powered Vessels

    This collection of articles, together with the two previous companion publications of 1995 and 1997, represent the most complete set of materials on the issues relating to nuclear submarine utilisation and safety when managing spent nuclear fuel and radioactive wastes. The book is indispensable for scientists, engineers, shipyard technicians and ...

  • Remaining Issues in the Decommissioning of Nuclear Powered Vessels

    This collection of articles, together with the two previous companion publications of 1995 and 1997, represent the most complete set of materials on the issues relating to nuclear submarine utilisation and safety when managing spent nuclear fuel and radioactive wastes. The book is indispensable for scientists, engineers, shipyard technicians and ...

  • Environment and Nuclear Energy

    Developed from the Global Foundation's International Conference on Environment and Nuclear Energy, held in October 1997, this volume examines the impact of nuclear energy on regional and global environmental issues under a variety of scenarios. These include competition in deregulated energy environments, constraints levied upon use of fossil ...

  • Energy Portfolios: Customization and Management

    Report on energy as of one of the most important issues of the twenty-first century. It discuses how countries deal with the composition of their energy portfolio, consistent with the endowment of energy resources, technologies and social, economical and environmental impacts, like CO2 emissions. In detail, the diversification of energy sources is ...

  • Westlaw Journal Utilities Industry

    You can rely on this publication for nationwide coverage of all facets of the utility industry, including the latest legal developments in such areas as Federal Energy Regulatory Commission rulings, rates, natural gas, electricity, nuclear power, hydroelectric power, railroads, premises liability, personal injury, and environmental ...

  • The Nuclear Imperative

    In this well documented global wake-up call, nuclear physicist Jeff Eerkens explores remedies for the impending energy crisis, when oil and natural gas are depleted. Because burning coal worsens the problem ofglobal warming, alternate energy sources must be instituted. The Nuclear Imperative demonstrates with scientific documentation that solar, ...

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