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About this book
Nuclear Energy provides an authoritative reference on all aspects of the nuclear industry from fundamental reactor physics calculations to reactor design, nuclear fuel resources, nuclear fuel cycle, radiation detection and protection, and nuclear power economics. Featuring 19 peer-reviewed entries by recognized authorities in the field, this book provides comprehensive, streamlined coverage of fundamentals, current areas of research, and goals for the future. The chapters will appeal to undergraduate and graduate students, researchers, and energy industry experts.
Presents authoritative, peer-reviewed articles from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology
Represents a one-stop reference in a key area of energy and sustainability
Provides an excellent introduction for those entering the field, as well as new insights for researchers and industry experts
Covers all topics related to nuclear energy: nuclear fuel resources, nuclear reactors, radioactive waste management, applications of radiation, and radiation protection