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Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels

Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels
  • Author : Raul B. Rebak
  • Publsiher : Anonim
  • Release : 06 January 2020
  • ISBN : 0128175036
  • Pages : 236 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Summary:
Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels provides a description of what an accident tolerant fuel is and the benefits and detriments of each concept. The book begins with an introduction to nuclear power as a renewable energy source and the current materials being utilized in light water reactors. It then moves on to discuss the recent advancements being made in accident tolerant fuels, reviewing the specific materials, their fabrication and implementation, environmental resistance, irradiation behavior, and licensing requirements. The book concludes with a look to the future of new power generation technologies. It is written for scientists and engineers working in the nuclear power industry and is the first comprehensive work on this topic. Introduces the fundamental description of accident tolerant fuel, including fabrication and implementation Describes both the benefits and detriments of the various Accident Tolerant Fuel concepts Includes information on the process of materials selection with a discussion of how and why specific materials were chosen, as well as why others failed