Nuclear Energy

Selected Entries from the Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology

  • NicholasĀ Tsoulfanidis

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-vi
  2. Nicholas Tsoulfanidis
    Pages 1-6
  3. Michael Natelson
    Pages 7-57
  4. Shuichi Hasegawa
    Pages 59-76
  5. Ronald Allen Knief
    Pages 77-151
  6. Michael F. Simpson, Jack D. Law
    Pages 153-173
  7. Taek K. Kim
    Pages 175-201
  8. James S. Tulenko
    Pages 203-214
  9. James S. Tulenko
    Pages 215-221
  10. David R. Turner
    Pages 223-268
  11. M. R. Deinert
    Pages 283-303
  12. Thomas J. Dolan
    Pages 305-341
  13. Richard E. Faw, J. Kenneth Shultis
    Pages 343-387
  14. J. Kenneth Shultis, Richard E. Faw
    Pages 389-425
  15. Wm. David Kulp III
    Pages 427-444
  16. John W. Poston Sr.
    Pages 445-454
  17. John W. Poston Sr.
    Pages 455-461
  18. J. Stephen Herring
    Pages 463-490
  19. Back Matter
    Pages 515-525

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


Decommissioning Nuclear Facilities Dosimitry Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology Fission Reactor Physics GEN-IV Reactors Ionizing Radiation Detectors Isotope Separation Methods Nuclear Fuel Modern Nuclear Fuel Cycles Nuclear Energy Book Nuclear Energy Sustainability Nuclear Fission Power Plants Nuclear Fuel Nuclear Fusion Nuclear Power Economics Nuclear Reactor Materials Nuclear Safeguards Radiation Radiation Shielding Radioactive Waste Management Thorium Resources Uranium Resources

Editors and affiliations

  • NicholasĀ Tsoulfanidis
    • 1
  1. 1.RenoUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013
  • Publisher Name Springer, New York, NY
  • eBook Packages Energy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4614-5715-2
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4614-5716-9
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