2 edition of Basic principles of nuclear science and reactors found in the catalog.
Basic principles of nuclear science and reactors
Alan M. Jacobs
|Other titles||Nuclear science and reactors.|
|Statement||[by] Alan M. Jacobs, Donald E. Kline [and] Forrest J. Remick.|
|Series||Van Nostrand nuclear science series|
|LC Classifications||QC777 .J3|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||262|
|LC Control Number||60011060|
A new feature to aid the student is a set of some 50 Computer Exercises, using a diskette of personal computer programs in BASIC and spreadsheet, supplied by the author at a nominal cost. The book is of principal value as an introduction to nuclear science and technology for early college students, but can be of benefit to science teachers and. Nuclear reactors operate on the principle of nuclear fission, the process in which a heavy atomic nucleus splits into two smaller fragments. The nuclear fragments are in very excited states and emit neutron s, other subatomic particle s, and photon s.
Part I: Basic principles. Chapter 1: Basic principles for managing nuclear projects. Abstract: Introduction. Characteristics of nuclear projects. Basics a nuclear project manager needs to know. Project management fundamentals for nuclear projects. Managing costs. Managing risk in nuclear projects. Challenges and. Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering provides an ideal introduction to the subject. The first half of the text reviews the important results of "modern" physics and introduces the fundamentals of nuclear science. The second half introduces the theory of nuclear reactors and its application in electrical power production and propulsion.
“If stupid hippies hadn't killed nuclear power, we'd have nuclear power plants, safer and cheaper than coal-fired plants, all over, and electric cars really would be zero emissions.” ― Penn Jillette, Presto!: How I Made Over Pounds Disappear and Other Magical Tales. Fundamentals of Nuclear Science and Engineering, Third Edition, presents the nuclear science concepts needed to understand and quantify the whole range of nuclear for its accessible level and approach, the Third Edition of this long-time bestselling textbook provides overviews of nuclear physics, nuclear power, medicine, propulsion, and radiation detection.
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Basic Principles of Fission Reactors. Nuclear Science and Engineering: Vol. 11, No. 2, pp. Author: Karl H. Puechl.
Dynamics and Control of Nuclear Reactors presents the latest knowledge and research in reactor dynamics, control and instrumentation; important factors in ensuring the safe and economic operation of nuclear power plants.
This book provides current and future engineers with a single resource containing all relevant information, including detailed treatments on the modeling, simulation, operational features and dynamic characteristics of pressurized light-water reactors.
The Third Edition features updated coverage of the newest nuclear reactor designs, fusion reactors, radiation health risks, and expanded discussion of basic reactor physics with added examples. A complete Solutions Manual and figure slides for classroom projection are available for instructors adopting the text.
In this chapter, the basic principles of nuclear reactors and fission chain reactions are discussed. Initially, we consider steady-state neutron populations in a reactor core, and seek methods to quantify the conditions necessary for a self-sustaining chain reaction with a constant neutron population and fission power release.
This publication describes the rationale and vision for the peaceful use of nuclear energy. It identifies the basic principles that nuclear energy systems must satisfy to fulfil their promise of meeting growing global energy demands, specifically: efficient operation, a high level of safety, economic competitiveness, proliferation resistance, efficient resource utilization, sustainability and low environmental impact.
The A-to-Z reference resource for nuclear energy information. A significant milestone in the history of nuclear technology, Nuclear Energy Encyclopedia: Science, Technology, and Applications is a comprehensive and authoritative reference guide written by a committee of the world's leading energy experts.
The encyclopedia is packed with cutting-edge information about where nuclear. basic concepts in nuclear physics. In chapter 2, we describe the simple nu-clear models, and discuss nuclear stability. Chapter 3 is devoted to nuclear reactions.
Chapter 4 goes a step further. It deals with nuclear decays and the fun-damental electro-weak interactions. We shall see that it is possible to give a. more resistant materials. Thus, this book is devoted to addressing various important fundamental and application aspects of materials that are used in nuclear reactors.
Types of Nuclear Energy Nuclear energy can be derived from many forms such as nuclear ﬁssion energy, fusion energy, and radioisotopic energy.
Nuclear Fission Energy. An appendix compiles useful property data relevant for nuclear reactor applications. Throughout the book, there is a thorough coverage of various materials science principles, such as physical and mechanical metallurgy, defects and diffusion and radiation effects on materials, with serious efforts made to establish structure-property.
Chapter 1 Nuclear reactors and nuclear reactions Principle of a nuclear reactor In a nuclear reactor certain very heavy nuclei (e.g 92U) can be split into two fragments by neutrons, whereby a relatively large amount of energy is released and, moreover, a few new neutrons, which in their turn can cause new fissions.
The book identifies several distinct themes. The first is concerned with preliminary and introductory topics which relate to the basic and relevant physical processes associated with nuclear fusion.
Then, the authors undertake an analysis of magnetically confined, inertially confined, and low-temperature fusion energy s: Part II discusses a quantitative approach to reactor safety assessment and the quantification of vessel integrity.
Part III deals with the basic principles of analysis and assessment of reactor safety, and then considers the specific safety problems of thermal and fast reactors in detail. This book is intended for two types of readers.
First are technicians, those engaged in nuclear engineering:. Nuclear reactors now account for a significant portion of the electrical power generated worldwide, and new power reactors with improved fuel cycles are being developed.
At the same time, the past few decades have seen an ever-increasing number of industrial, medical, military, and research applications for nuclear reactors. Nuclear reactor basic principles: 1.
Neutron induced fission releases energy plus extra “fast” neutrons. “Fast” neutrons are slowed down by a “moderator” such as water or graphite, allowing chain reaction to take place (rapid increase in neutron population). In water reactors, the coolant is also the moderator.
The realm of atomic and nuclear physics Nuclear physics is the field of physics that studies the building blocks and interactions of atomic nuclei. Atomic physics (or atom physics) is the field of physics that studies atoms as an isolated system of electrons and an atomic nucleus.
It is primarily concerned with the arrangement of electrons around. information contained in these books, including this book, to be free of errors.
Readers are advised to keep in mind that statements, data, illustrations, procedural PART 1 BASIC REACTOR PHYSICS 1 Neutron Nuclear Reactions 3. Neutron-Induced Nuclear Fission. Stable Nuclides. Binding Energy. Threshold External Energy for Fission.
Nuclear reactor designs are usually categorized by “generation”; that is, Gen-eration I, II, III, III+, and IV. The key attributes characterizing the develop-ment and deployment of nuclear power reactors illuminate the essential dif-ferences between the various generations of reactors.
The present analysis of. Nuclear reactor physics is the core discipline of nuclear engineering. Nuclear reactors now account for a significant portion of the electrical power generated worldwide, and new power reactors with improved fuel cycles are being developed.
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