Fast Spectrum Reactors

ISBN: 9781489979285

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This book is a complete update of the classic 1981 FAST BREEDER REACTORS  textbook authored by Alan E. Waltar and Albert B. Reynolds, which , along with the Russian translation, served as a major reference book for fast reactors systems. Major updates include transmutation physics  (a key technology to  substantially  ameliorate  issues associated with the storage of high-level nuclear waste ), advances in fuels and materials technology (including metal fuels and cladding materials capable of high-temperature and high burnup),  and new approaches to reactor safety (including passive safety technology),  New chapters on gas-cooled and lead-cooled fast spectrum reactors are also included.Key international experts contributing to the text include Chaim Braun, (Stanford University) Ronald Omberg, (Pacific Northwest National Laboratory,  Massimo Salvatores (CEA, France), Baldev Raj, (Indira Gandhi Center for Atomic Research, India) , John Sackett (Argonne National Laboratory), Kevan Weaver, (TerraPower Corporation) ,James Seinicki(Argonne National Laboratory). Russell Stachowski (General Electric),  Toshikazu Takeda (University of Fukui, Japan), and Yoshitaka Chikazawa (Japan Atomic Energy Agency).

Title:
Fast Spectrum Reactors
ISBN-13:
9781489979285
Author:
Publisher:
Springer US
Published Date:
20160823
Edition:
1
Binding
Paperback / softback
Pages:
720
Language:
English
Product Dim.:
10.00 H x 7.01 W (inches)

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