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Advances in Light Water Reactor Technologies

  • Takehiko Saito
  • Junichi Yamashita
  • Yoshiaki Oka
  • Yuki Ishiwatari

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Masahiko Fujii, Shinichi Morooka, Hideaki Heki
    Pages 1-30
  3. Sang-Baik Kim, Seung-Jong Oh
    Pages 85-117
  4. Dietmar Bittermann, Manfred Fischer
    Pages 119-142
  5. Yuichiro Yoshimoto, Shiro Takahashi
    Pages 199-221
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 289-295

About this book


Advances in Light Water Reactor Technologies focuses on the design and analysis of advanced nuclear power reactors. This volume provides readers with thorough descriptions of the general characteristics of various advanced light water reactors currently being developed worldwide. Safety, design, development and maintenance of these reactors is book’s the main focus, with key technologies like full MOX core design, next-generation digital I&C systems and seismic design and evaluation described at length. Also covered are: -Technologies currently being developed and utilized in a number of countries worldwide -A number of new recent developments in light water reactors -Analyses of different types of light water reactors from leading academics working on design and analysis Advances in Light Water Reactor Technologies is the ideal book for researchers and engineers working in nuclear power that are interested in learning the fundamentals of advanced light water plants.


Advanced Boiling and Water Reactors Advanced Boiling and Water Reactors Computational fluid dynamics Computational fluid dynamics Full mixed oxide fuel Full mixed oxide fuel Nuclear Engineering Nuclear Engineering Probabilistic Safety Assessments Probabilistic Safety Assessments

Editors and affiliations

  • Takehiko Saito
    • 1
  • Junichi Yamashita
    • 2
  • Yoshiaki Oka
    • 3
  • Yuki Ishiwatari
    • 4
  1. 1.University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  2. 2.University of TokyoTokyoJapan
  3. 3.Dept of Nuclear Engineering & ManagUniversity of TokyoBunkyo-kuJapan
  4. 4.Dept. Nuclear Engineering & ManagementUniversity of TokyoTokyoJapan

About the editors


Bibliographic information

  • Book Title Advances in Light Water Reactor Technologies
  • Editors Takehiko Saito
    Junichi Yamashita
    Yuki Ishiwatari
    Yoshiaki Oka
  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2011
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Engineering Engineering (R0)
  • Hardcover ISBN 978-1-4419-7100-5
  • Softcover ISBN 978-1-4899-8259-9
  • eBook ISBN 978-1-4419-7101-2
  • Edition Number 1
  • Number of Pages XIV, 295
  • Number of Illustrations 0 b/w illustrations, 0 illustrations in colour
  • Topics Nuclear Energy
    Energy Systems
    Nuclear Physics, Heavy Ions, Hadrons
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