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Nuclear Power Plants
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Editors: George Petridis and Dimitrios Nicolau
Book Description:
This book explores nuclear power plants which stand on the border between humanity's greatest hopes and its deepest fears for the future.
Atomic energy offers a clean energy alternative that frees us from the shackles of fossil fuel dependence, while also having lived through the disasters of the quake-ruptured Japanese power plant now spewing radioactive steam, and the dead zone surrounding Chernobyl's concrete sarcophagus. Topics discussed include the investigation of materials and components obtained from nuclear power plants decommissioning; high-temperature gas-cooled reactors; the impact and effects of the ongoing discussion on the nuclear phase-out in Germany; modeling of corrosion product activity in primary circuits of pressurized water reactors and the fundamental stability analysis of hypothetical boiling and pressurized water reactors. (Imprint: Nova)

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Chapter 1 - High Temperature Gas-Cooled Reactors pp. 1-40
Authors / Editors: (Piyush Sabharwall, Eung Soo Kim, Idaho National Laboratory, Idaho Falls, Idaho, USA)

Chapter 2 - Advanced Nuclear Reactors and Passive Safety Systems pp. 41-68
Authors / Editors: (Tim Abram, Westinghouse Professor of Nuclear Fuel Technology, University of Manchester, UK and Ayah E. Elshahat, Nuclear and Radiological Engineering Department, University of Alexandria, Egypt)
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Chapter 3 - The Influence of Quantum Aspect to Artificial Ant Colony on Nuclear Reload Optimization Problem pp. 69-96
Authors / Editors: (Márcio Henrique da Silva, Roberto Schirru, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro, PEN/COPPE, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

Chapter 4 - Nuclear Power Plants in Liberalised Power Markets: The Ongoing Discussion on Nuclear Phase-Out in Germany and its Impact on the Power Market pp. 97-118
Authors / Editors: (Sven Bode, Franziska Teichmann, arrhenius Institut für Energie- und Klimapolitik, Hamburg, Germany)

Chapter 5 - Considerations on the Investigation of Materials and Components Obtained from NPP Decommissioning pp. 119-138
Authors / Editors: (Massimo Rogante, Rogante Engineering Office, Civitanova Marche, Italy)

Chapter 6 - Modeling of Corrosion Product Activity in Primary Circuits of Pressurized Water Reactors pp. 139-162
Authors / Editors: (Nasir M. Mirza, Sikander M. Mirza, Department of Physics & Applied Mathematics, Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Nilore, Islamabad Pakistan)

Chapter 7 - Fundamental Stability Analysis of Hypothetical Boiling and Pressurized Water Reactors pp. 163-178
Authors / Editors: (Robert Farkas, Lixuan Lu, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada, and others)

Chapter 8 - Dynamical Modeling of Safeguard using Power Productions in Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) pp. 179-196
Authors / Editors: (Tae-Ho Woo, Department of Nuclear Engineering, Seoul National University, Gwanak, Seoul, Republic of Korea)

Chapter 9 - Corrosion of the Secondary Side Steam Generator in the Presence of Impurities pp. 197-226
Authors / Editors: (Dumitra Lucan, Department of Corrosion and Circuits Chemistry, Institute for Nuclear Research, Pitesti, Romania)

Chapter 10 - Computational Intelligence Applied to the Identification of Accidents of the Brazilian PWR Nuclear Power Plant pp. 227-250
Authors / Editors: (Andressa dos Santos Nicolau, Roberto Schirru, Nuclear Engineering Program, COPPE, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)

   Series:
      Nuclear Materials and Disaster Research
      Physics Research and Technology
   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2011
   Pages: 6 x 9 (NBC - R)
   ISBN: 978-1-61470-150-7
   Status: AV
  
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