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The nuclear fuel cycle

from ore to wastes

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nuclear fuels.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by P.D. Wilson.
    SeriesOxford science publications
    ContributionsWilson, P. D.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK9360 .N827 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxix, 323 p. :
    Number of Pages323
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL967640M
    ISBN 100198565402
    LC Control Number96004093

    From the uranium mine to waste disposal 7> The nuclear fuel cycle 2 > CONTENTS 3 introduction Fuel is a material that can be burnt to pro- vide heat. The most familiar fuels are wood, coal, natural gas and oil. By analogy, the ura-File Size: 8MB.   The nuclear fuel cycle is an industrial process involving various steps to produce electricity from uranium in nuclear power reactors. The cycle .

    analysis of the safety aspects of the nuclear fuel cycle, and replaces the two previous editions. DISCLAIMER: The reader is cautioned that should there be any discrepancies between the English and French versions of this publication, the English takes precedence as the original text. The subject of nuclear power is fraught with controversy, and it is often discussed with an inadequate understanding of the science behind today's reactor technology. This book covers the entire nuclear fuel cycle, from mining uranium ore to disposal of radioactive wastes. It is intended for a broad audience of nonspecialist readers.

    Get this from a library! The Nuclear fuel cycle information system: a directory of nuclear fuel cycle facilities.. [International Atomic Energy Agency.;]. A brief introduction (for non-technical readers) to the science of nuclear weapons can be found in Chapter Chapter 14 covers the history of nuclear explosive testing, and Chapter 15 details the nuclear fuel cycle and its potential relationship to nuclear proliferation.


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