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Sustainable Nuclear Power provides non-nuclear engineers, scientists and energy planners with the necessary information to understand and utilize the major advances in the field. The book demonstrates that nuclear fission technology has the abundance and attainability to provide centuries of safe power with minimal greenhouse gas generation. It also addresses the safety and disposal issues that have plagued the development of the nuclear power industry and scared planners and policy makers as well as the general public for more than two decades.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 416 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 25.4mm | 657.72g
  • Academic Press Inc
  • San Diego, United States
  • English
  • 0123706025
  • 9780123706027
  • 1,786,145

Table of contents

Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: The History of Energy

Chapter 3: Energy Reserves and Renewable Energy Sources

Chapter 4: Emerging Fuel Technologies and Policies Impacting These Technologies

Chapter 5: History of Conversion of Thermal Energy to Work

Chapter 6: Transportation

Chapter 7: Production of Electricity

Chapter 8: Energy in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

Chapter 9: Electrical Power as Sustainable Energy

Chapter 10: Atomic Processes

Chapter 11: Recycling and Waste Handling for Spent Nuclear Fuel

Chapter 12: Nuclear Power Plant Design

Chapter 13: For-Profit Industrial Drivers

Index
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This book is designed to provide nonnuclear engineers, scientist, and energy planers with the necessary information to understand and utilize the major advances in the field of nuclear power. The book demonstrates that nuclear fission technology has the abundance and attainability to provide centuries of safe power with minimal greenhouse gas generation.-Nuclear News, February 2007
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About Truman S. Storvick

Galen J. Suppes is a professor at the Department of Chemical Engineering of the University of Missouri, Columbia, USA. He received his B.S in Chemical Engineering from Kansas State University in 1985, and his Ph.D. from The Johns Hopkins University in 1989. He has also done Post-Doc Class Work at the University of Huston in 1991/92, and is author of over 120 documents, including peer reviewed articles, conference papers and scientific reports.
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