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Reactor shielding for nuclear engineers.

by Norman Morris Schaeffer

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Published by U.S. Atomic Energy Commission, Office of Information Services; [available from National Technical Information Service, U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Springfield, Va.] in [Oak Ridge, Tenn.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear reactors -- Shielding (Radiation)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementN. M. Schaeffer, editor. Prepared for Division of Reactor Development and Technology, U.S. Atomic Energy Commission.
    ContributionsU.S. Atomic Energy Commission. Division of Reactor Development and Technology.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9210 .S3
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 788 p.
    Number of Pages788
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5522061M
    ISBN 100870790048
    LC Control Number73600001

      This comprehensive volume offers readers a progressive and highly detailed introduction to the complex behavior of neutrons in general, and in the context of nuclear power generation. A compendium and handbook for nuclear engineers, a source of teaching material for academic lecturers as well as a graduate text for advanced students and other non-experts wishing to enter this field, it is. Nuclear engineers can obtain licensing as a Senior Reactor Operator, a designation that is granted after an intensive, 2-year, site-specific program. The credential, granted by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, asserts that the engineer can operate a nuclear .

    This is a text in nuclear reactor dynamics suitable for undergraduate seniors and graduate students in science and engineering. The topic of reactor dynamics, particularly in the form necessary to understand the computation that occurs both in control system analysis and safety analysis, is treated only incompletely in previous texts. Nuclear reactor physics is the core discipline of nuclear engineering. Nuclear reactors now account for a significant portion of the electrical power generated worldwide, and new power reactors with improved fuel cycles are being developed.

    It covers fundamentals of nuclear reactor engineering. References also need a good revision keeping in view of the fact that more and more information is available on the internet. Each paragraph of this book is a subject in itself and needs a separate treatment. Very good book for the beginners of nuclear engineering.4/5(5). This book is a practical and philosophical look at the principles used by engineers from the perspective of one of America's greatest engineers, Admiral Hyman George Rickover. He is an icon in the history of nuclear power, and one of his greatest contributions was to develop nuclear power technology to meet much higher safety and quality.


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