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Australia's Uranium Trade

The Domestic and Foreign Policy Challenges of a Contentious Export

by Stephan Frühling

<p>Australia's Uranium Trade explores why the export of uranium remains a highly controversial issue in Australia and how this affects Australia's engagement with the strategic, regime and market realms of international nuclear affairs. The book

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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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Design and Construction of Nuclear Power Plants

by Julian Meyer, Rüdiger Meiswinkel & Jürgen Schnell

<p>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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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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Elements Nuclear Engineering

by Sara Mitter & Jacques P. Ligou

<p>First Published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor &amp; Francis, an informa company.</p> ...

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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 Madness: What You Can Do

by Helen Caldicott

<p>&quot;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 Power

Past, Present and Future

by David Elliott

<p>This book looks at the early history of nuclear power, at what happened next, and at its longer-term prospects. The main question is: can nuclear power overcome the problems that have emerged? It was once touted as the ultimate energy source,

ISBN: 9781681745060

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Nuclear Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics: Past, Present and Future

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by Pradip Saha Saha

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ISBN: 9780791861714

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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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Remembering AEE Winfrith

A Technological Moment in Time

by Peter Fry

<p>This history of the Atomic Energy Establishment at Winfrith covers the entire timeline of the project, from its planning and inception through to the shutting down of the last reactor and the decommissioning of the site. Winfrith was one of ...

ISBN: 9781445654799

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Reprocessing and Recycling of Spent Nuclear Fuel

by Robin Taylor

<p><em>Reprocessing and Recycling of Spent Nuclear Fuel</em> presents an authoritative overview of spent fuel reprocessing, considering future prospects for advanced closed fuel cycles. Part One introduces the recycling and reprocessing of spent

ISBN: 9781782422174

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Risk Importance Measures in the Design and Operation of Nuclear Power Plants

by Ivan Vrbanic

<p>In using risk-informed approaches for ensuring safety of operating nuclear power plants (NPPs), risk importance measures obtained from probabilistic risk assessments (PRAs) of the plants are integral elements of consideration in many cases. ...

ISBN: 9780791861622

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Secrets of Fukushima Nuclear Plant Mysteries of Unit 4 Explosions and Conspiracy

by Meiso Canada

<p>2011: The hidden truth behind the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster. As a military and nuclear weapons researcher, the author examines the cause of the Unit 4 reactor building explosion. He gathers tiny pieces of evidence from the explosion,

ISBN: 9780987800916

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Silver Nanoparticles: Properties, Synthesis Techniques, Characterizations, Antibacterial and Anticancer Studies

by Shweta Rajawat Rajawat & M. M. Malik

<p>This monograph introduces historical background of silver and narrates exhaustive literature review conducted during the research. It gives details about the existing physical, chemical and biological approaches. It also mentions innovative ...

ISBN: 9780791861769

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