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Reflections on the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Accident

Toward Social-Scientific Literacy and Engineering Resilience

ISBN: 978-3-319-12089-8 (Print) 978-3-319-12090-4 (Online)

Table of contents (25 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xv

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-17

    Integrating Social-Scientific Literacy in Nuclear Engineering Education

  3. Understanding the Fukushima Daiichi Accident and Its Consequences

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

    2. Chapter

      Pages 21-50

      Event Sequence of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident

    3. Chapter

      Pages 51-83

      Analysis of Radioactive Release from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Station

    4. Chapter

      Pages 85-104

      Environmental Contamination and Decontamination After Fukushima Daiichi Accident

    5. Chapter

      Pages 105-115

      Long-Term Energy and Environmental Strategies

    6. Chapter

      Pages 117-122

      Impact of Fukushima Daiichi Accident on Japan’s Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Spent Fuel Management

    7. Chapter

      Pages 123-128

      Political Impact of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident in Europe

  4. Etiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 129-129

    2. Chapter

      Pages 131-164

      Where Was the Weakness in Application of Defense-in-Depth Concept and Why?

    3. Chapter

      Pages 165-187

      Ethics, Risk and Safety Culture

    4. Chapter

      Pages 189-214

      The “Structural Disaster” of the Science-Technology-Society Interface

    5. Chapter

      Pages 215-219

      Three Mile Island and Fukushima

  5. Basis for Moving Forward

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 221-221

    2. Chapter

      Pages 223-258

      Implications and Lessons for Advanced Reactor Design and Operation

    3. Chapter

      Pages 259-281

      Understanding the Health Impacts and Risks of Exposure to Radiation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 283-296

      Nuclear Safety Regulation in Japan and Impacts of the Fukushima Daiichi Accident

    5. Chapter

      Pages 297-308

      Radioactive Waste Management After Fukushima Daiichi Accident

    6. Chapter

      Pages 309-313

      From Fukushima to the World

  6. Reflections by Students and Mentors

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 315-315

    2. Chapter

      Pages 317-339

      Students’ Reflections

    3. Chapter

      Pages 341-352

      Educating the Post-Fukushima Nuclear Engineer

    4. Chapter

      Pages 353-365

      Reflections on Developing an Identity for the Third Generation Nuclear Engineer in the Post-Fukushima Society

    5. Chapter

      Pages 367-384

      Nuclear Engineers for Society: What Education can do

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