7 edition of Nuclear Power (Energy Sources) found in the catalog.
by Smart Apple Media
Written in English
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||32|
Few better illustrations of the workings of the various laws enunciated by Parkinson could be provided than the development of nuclear power and its replacement of fossil-fuelled power. In the decade or so after the Second World War, the future of nuclear power looked distinctly rosy. Named among the best in family-friendly media, products and services in the Science & Technology and Children’s Picture Book cat egories.. Please let us know how you like Nuclear Power – How a Nuclear Power Plant Really Works by writing a review on sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com At the Nukie Nuclear Power Plant, inside the nuclear reactor that sat beneath the big dome, (a.k.a. Reactor Containment Building.
Nuclear power, electricity generated by power plants that derive their heat from fission in a nuclear reactor. Except for the reactor, a nuclear power plant is similar to a large coal-fired power plant, with pumps, valves, steam generators, turbines, electric generators, condensers, and associated equipment. Nuclear power is the use of nuclear reactions that release nuclear energy to generate heat, which most frequently is then used in steam turbines to produce electricity in a nuclear power plant. Nuclear power can be obtained from nuclear fission, nuclear decay and nuclear fusion reactions.
The purpose of a nuclear power plant is not to produce or release “N uclear Power.” The purpose of a nuclear power plant is to produce electricity. It shoul d not be surprising, then, that a nuclear power plant has many similarities to other electrical generating facilities. It should also be obvious that nuclear power plants have some. Although advanced technologies are the cornerstone of modern life, few people understand how such technologies as robotics or nuclear science actually work. Fewer still realize how--and how dramatically--technology influences our society and culture. Nuclear Technology, the newest volume in the Sourcebooks in Modern Technology Series, is a reference guide that provides non-specialists with the Reviews: 1.
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Sep 05, · Nuclear Power: Both Sides: The Best Arguments For and Against the Most Controversial Technology [Michio Kaku, Jennifer Trainer] on sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A guide for the perplexed citizen that provides cogent arguments from both sides of this complex issue.
― Science News With over half the American public living near a reactor/5(4). Nuclear Power provides a concise, up-to-date, accessible guide to the most controversial form of power generation. The author includes a comprehensive description of the various methods for generating nuclear power and evaluates the political, strategic, environmental, economic, and emotional factors involved in each method.
Book Description. Nuclear Power provides a concise, up-to-date, accessible guide to the most controversial form of power generation.
The author includes a comprehensive description of the various methods for generating nuclear power and evaluates the political, strategic, environmental, economic, and emotional factors involved in each method. Power to Save the World: The Truth About Nuclear Energy [Gwyneth Cravens, Richard Rhodes] on sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
An informed look at the myths and fears surrounding nuclear energy, and a practical, politically realistic solution to global warming and our energy needs. Faced by the world's oil shortages and curious about alternative energy sourcesCited by: Apr 17, · A fairly good book on the politics and technology of nuclear power.
the author is quite correct to point out that problems and dangers of nuclear power are overblown by the public just as the risks of climate catastrophe are underestimated by the public.4/5. nuclear energy, the energy stored in the nucleus of an atom and released through fission, fusion, or sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com these processes a small amount of mass is converted to energy according to the relationship E = mc 2, where E is energy, m is mass, and c is the speed of light (see relativity).The most pressing problems concerning nuclear energy are the possibility of an accident or systems.
of nuclear power plant instrumentation and control and, particularly, to advise those preparing their first nuclear power project.
This led, into the publication of Nuclear Power Plant Instrumentation and Control: A Guidebook (Technical Reports Series No. The guidebook was well received and has been widely used by a variety of.
This book looks at the early history of nuclear power, at what happened next, and at its longer-term prospects. The main question is: can nuclear power overcome the problems that have emerged. It was once touted as the ultimate energy source, freeing mankind.
This clear and compelling book could spark the transformation in energy policy that the world needs. Joshua S. Goldstein is Professor Emeritus of International Relations at American University. He is the author of six books about war, peace, diplomacy, and economic history, and a bestselling college textbook, International Relations.
Publisher Summary. For the continuation of nuclear power, the most important requirement is the safe and efficient operation of these reactors. This chapter summarizes the principal issues associated with the operation of current generation nuclear power plant.
Mar 13, · Addressing the major issues surrounding the use of nuclear power, twenty-nine social scientists with extensive involvement in the assessment and management of nuclear technology discuss critical areas of concern--problem recognition, risk estimation, and policy formation and sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com by: nuclear power generation, which is based on small modular reactors, and a brief description of the theoretical reactors that are expected to be built in the future.
Section four discusses the costs of building a nuclear power plant and the economic competitiveness of nuclear power compared with other sources of generation.
These realities of today's world are among the reasons that lead to serious interest in deploying nuclear power as a sustainable energy source. Today's nuclear reactors are safe and highly efficient energy systems that offer electricity and a multitude of co-generation energy products ranging from potable water to heat for industrial applications.
My favorite book on the subject is Atomic Awakening by James Mahaffey. It gives a great overview of the history of nuclear power, told through anecdotes and interesting stories. It isn't dry at all, a really fun read. It does not talk much about weapons, primarily focusing on power reactors. Chapter 1 — The Future of Nuclear Power — Overview and Conclusions 1 The generation of electricity from fossil fuels, notably natural gas and coal, is a major and growing contributor to the emission of carbon dioxide – a green-house gas that contributes significantly to global warming.
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Feb 05, · But by then nuclear power was anathema to the Democratic Party and American and European Greens, a tragic misalignment of liberal values. The following essay is excerpted from the foreword to Keeping the Lights on at America's Nuclear Power Plants, a new book from the Hoover Institution’s Shultz-Stephenson Task Force on Energy sheepshedgalleryandtearoom.com work is part of the task force’s Reinventing Nuclear Power research series.
Nuclear power alone will not solve our energy problems. In this Power Plant Books section you will find many free Handbooks guides and training material related to Thermal power plants, fossil fuel and Nuclear power plants and their Operation maintenance and design.
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Skip to main content. Try Prime Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Basket. Books4/5.This book covers various topics, from thermal-hydraulic analysis to the safety analysis of nuclear power plant.
It does not focus only on current power plant issues. Instead, it aims to address the challenging ideas that can be implemented in and used for the development of future nuclear power plants. This book will take the readers into the world of innovative research and development of Cited by: 1.Protecting nuclear reactors and safeguarding nuclear material should be a central concern for everyone interested in nuclear power.
Unfortunately, the NRC has regularly downplayed the threat of nuclear terrorism, relaxing its requirements for security exercises in response to industry pressure to lower costs.