Nuclear Power Generation

Nuclear Power Generation

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Nuclear power generation has undergone major expansion and developments in recent years; this third edition contains much revised material in presenting the state-of-the-art of nuclear power station designs currently in operation throughout the world. The volume covers nuclear physics and basic technology, nuclear station design, nuclear station operation, and nuclear safety. Each chapter is independent but with the necessary technical overlap to provide a complete work on the safe and economic design and operation of nuclear power stations.The major part of this will be inactive and removed by contractors under the strict control of the CEGB. ... radioactive plant removed includes the contaminated boilers, main ducts, radwaste and fuelling equipment, fuel ponds, laundries, workshops, etc. ... Cobalt-60, half-life 5.7 years, also a trace element in carbon and stainless Steel, gives rise to a gamma dose rate far too high to permit manual access foranbsp;...

Title:Nuclear Power Generation
Author:P.B. Myerscough
Publisher:Elsevier - 2013-10-22


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