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Advanced Commercial Nuclear Reactor Licensing, Report to Congress: Innovative New Designs, Gas-Cooled, Sodium Fast, Small Module, Liquid Metal, Next Generation Nuclear Plant

by Progressive Management

<p>This report, prepared in response to the Congressional request and follow-on discussions with Congressional staff, addresses the NRC&apos;s overall strategy for and approach to preparing for the licensing of advanced reactors. The report ...

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Complete Guide to the 1961 SL-1 Fatal Nuclear Power Plant Accident: Accident and Recovery Operations Reports, Official Findings, Timeline of Events, Technical Details, Safety Implications

by Progressive Management

<p>Four official federal government reports provide the full details of the tragic SL-1 prototype nuclear power plant accident of January 3, 1961, the first and only immediately fatal American reactor accident. Three servicemen were killed in ...

ISBN: 9781311431516

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Complete Guide to the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) - History from Atomic Reactors to Nuclear Waste Cleanup, Rickover and the Nuclear Navy, SL-1 Fatal Reactor Accident, Uranium and Plutonium

by Progressive Management

<p>Two comprehensive histories of the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) provide extensive information about the lab&apos;s role in the development of nuclear reactors and other technologies, covering the period from before its establishment in ...

ISBN: 9781310012679

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Crisis Without End

The Medical and Ecological Consequences of the Fukushima Nuclear Catastrophe

by Helen Caldicott

<div>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 Medicine. A project of the ...

ISBN: 9781595589705

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Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board: The First Twenty Years - Hanford, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, From the Manhattan Project to the Cold War, Rocky Flats, Savannah River, Weapons Disassembly

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, this important work reviews the history of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB). The DNFSB an independent oversight organization within the ...

ISBN: 9781311649584

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Design and Construction of Nuclear Power Plants

by Julian Meyer, Rüdiger Meiswinkel & Jürgen Schnell

Despite all the efforts being put into expanding renewable energy sources, large-scale power stations will be essential as part of a reliable energy supply strategy for a longer period. Given that they are low on CO2 emissions, many countries ...

ISBN: 9783433602751

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Downwind

A People's History of the Nuclear West

by Sarah Alisabeth Fox

<P><I>Downwind </I>is an unflinching tale of the atomic West that reveals the intentional disregard for human and animal life through nuclear testing by the federal government and uranium extraction by mining corporations during and after the ...

ISBN: 9780803269507

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Electron Transport in Nanostructures and Mesoscopic Devices

by Thierry Ouisse

This book introduces researchers and students to the physical principles which govern the operation of solid-state devices whose overall length is smaller than the electron mean free path. In quantum systems such as these, electron wave behavior

ISBN: 9780470394007

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Essential History of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station: 1957 First Large-Scale Nuclear Power Plant in America, Work of Admiral Rickover, Pressurized Water Reactor, Historic American Engineering

by Progressive Management

<p>This excellent report has been professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction. It provides an authoritative history of the Shippingport Atomic Power Station, which became operational in December 1957. This ...

ISBN: 9781370248582

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Fusion Technology 1994

by Herschbach, K.

The objective of the Symposium on Fusion Technology (SOFT) conference is to set the stage for the exchange of information on the design, construction, and operation of fusion experiments and the technology which is being developed for the ...

ISBN: 9780444599735

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Imagine a Nuclear Plant Radiation Incident That Ruins Your Life

What You Need to Know about Nuclear Power Plants and Radiation

by Xac Hammer

<p>If you live near a nuclear power plant or are concerned with the American quality of life and environment, you should read this book.</p> <p>The author is a semi-retired nuclear professional with over 4 decades’ experience that includes ...

ISBN: 1230001418217

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Lessons from Fukushima: Relocation and Recovery from Nuclear Catastrophe - Radiological, Chernobyl, Risk Communication, Public Information, Property Compensation, Radiation Dose Range, Dosimeters

by Progressive Management

<p>Professionally converted for accurate flowing-text e-book format reproduction, the objective of this study was to assess lessons the United States can incorporate into its disaster management plans from Japan&apos;s experience managing the ...

ISBN: 9781311746269

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Nuclear Energy and the Legacy of Harry S. Truman

by J. Samuel Walker

Harry S. Truman’s nuclear policies and programs are probably the most significant and controversial aspects of his presidency. The essays in this volume examine Truman’s decision to use atomic weapons against Japan in 1945, one of the most ...

ISBN: 9781612481609

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Nuclear Fuel and Waste: The Report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America's Nuclear Future, Senate Hearings, Comprehensive Information on Yucca Mountain, Fukushima, Reactors, Radiation Issues

by Progressive Management

<p>This reproduction of the full report of the Blue Ribbon Commission on America&apos;s Nuclear Future (BRC), issued in 2012, provides comprehensive information on the management of the nuclear reactor fuel cycle and the disposal of radioactive ...

ISBN: 9781301007431

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Nuclear Fusion Energy Encyclopedia: ITER Project, Burning Plasma, American and International Fusion Research Facilities, Spinoffs, FESAC Reports, Toroidal Magnetic Fusion

by Progressive Management

<p>With twenty-six chapters and thousands of pages of text, this unique compilation of official information provides an incredibly comprehensive overview of all aspects of the worlds&apos; quest for nuclear fusion energy, including the ambitious

ISBN: 9781311683373

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Nuclear Madness: What You Can Do

by Helen Caldicott

<p>"As a physician, I contend that nuclear technology threatens life on our planet with extinction. If present trends continue, the air we breathe, the food we eat, and the water we drink will soon be contaminated with enough radioactive ...

ISBN: 9780393285857

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Nuclear Meltdown, USA

Could Japan's Power Plant Disaster Happen Here?

by Chanan Tigay

<p>Sitting near four significant fault lines on the coastline of California, Diablo Canyon is just one of 65 nuclear power plants in the United States. After the nuclear meltdown in Fukushima, Japan, Americans are now asking, "Could it happen ...

ISBN: 9781609614294

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Nuclear Power for Propulsion and Power Supply for High Altitude Platforms

by Bradley Tice

Scientific Essay from the year 2009 in the subject Engineering - Nuclear Engineering, grade: A , , course: Aviation, language: English, abstract: The paper will present a theoretical design for the use of nuclear power as a source of power for ...

ISBN: 9783656250913

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Nuclear Roulette

The Truth about the Most Dangerous Energy Source on Earth

by Gar Smith

<p>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 US-designed plants exploded in ...

ISBN: 9781603584357

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On the Brink: The Inside Story of Fukushima Daiichi

by Ryusho Kadota

The Tohoku earthquake struck just before three on a Friday afternoon. Massive earthquake damage was followed by tsunami rising to heights of 40 meters that swept 10km inland, scouring the land of homes, schools, communities, and people. The ...

ISBN: 9784902075717

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