Book 2012

Sustainable and Safe Nuclear Fission Energy

Technology and Safety of Fast and Thermal Nuclear Reactors


ISBN: 978-3-642-11989-7 (Print) 978-3-642-11990-3 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-13

    The Development of Nuclear Energy in the World

  3. Chapter

    Pages 15-24

    Nuclear Fuel Supply

  4. Chapter

    Pages 25-57

    Some Basic Physics of Converters and Breeder Reactors

  5. Chapter

    Pages 59-71

    Uranium Enrichment

  6. Chapter

    Pages 73-121

    Converter Reactors With a Thermal Neutron Spectrum

  7. Chapter

    Pages 123-164

    Breeder Reactors With a Fast Neutron Spectrum

  8. Chapter

    Pages 165-220

    Technical Aspects of Nuclear Fuel Cycles

  9. Chapter

    Pages 221-241

    Nuclear Fuel Cycle Options

  10. Chapter

    Pages 243-282

    Minor Actinides: Partitioning, Transmutation and Incineration

  11. Chapter

    Pages 283-311

    Radioactive Releases from Nuclear Power Plants and Fuel Cycle Facilities During Normal Operation

  12. Chapter

    Pages 313-415

    Safety and Risk of Light Water Reactors and their Fuel Cycle Facilities

  13. Chapter

    Pages 417-457

    Safety Design Concept of Liquid Metal Cooled Fast Breeder Reactors (LMFBRs)

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 459-464