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The Resource Nuclear electric power : safety, operation, and control aspects, J. Brian Knowles

Nuclear electric power : safety, operation, and control aspects, J. Brian Knowles

Label
Nuclear electric power : safety, operation, and control aspects
Title
Nuclear electric power
Title remainder
safety, operation, and control aspects
Statement of responsibility
J. Brian Knowles
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
621.48/3
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
TK1078
LC item number
.K59 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Nuclear electric power : safety, operation, and control aspects, J. Brian Knowles
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Glossary -- Principal Nomenclature -- 1. Energy Sources, Grid Compatibility, Economics and the Environment -- Background -- Geothermal Energy -- Hydro-Electricity -- Solar Energy -- Tidal Energy -- Wind Energy -- Fossil-Fired Power Generation -- Nuclear Generation and Reactor Choice -- A Prologue -- 2. Adequacy of Linear Models and Nuclear Reactor Dynamics -- Linear Models, Stability and Nyquist Theorems -- Mathematical Descriptions of a Neutron Population -- Point Model of Neutron Kinetics -- Temperature and Other Operational Feedback Effects -- Reactor Control : Its Stable Period and Re-equilibrium -- 3. Some Power Station and Grid Control Problems -- Steam Drum Water-Level Control -- Flow Stability in Parallel Boiling Channels -- Grid Power Systems and Frequency Control -- Grid Disconnection for a Nuclear Station with Functioning Scram -- 4. Some Aspects of Nuclear Accidents and Their Mitigation -- Reactor Accident Classification by Probabilities -- Hazards from an Atmospheric Release of Fission Products -- Mathematical Risk, Event Trees and Human Attitudes -- The Farmer-Beattie Siting Criterion -- Examples of Potential Severe Accidents in Fast Reactors and PWRs with their Consequences -- 5. Molten Fuel Coolant Interactions : Analyses and Experiments -- A History and a Mixing Analysis -- Coarse Mixtures and Contact Modes in Severe Nuclear Accidents -- Some Physics of a Vapor Film and its Interface -- Heat Transfer from Contiguous Melt -- Heat Transfer at a Liquid-Vapor Interface and the Condensation Coefficient -- Kinetics, Heat Diffusion, a Triggering Simulation and Reactor Safety -- Melt Fragmentation, Heat Transfer, Debris Sizes and MFCI Yield -- Features of the BUBEX Code and an MFTF Simulation -- 6. Primary Containment Integrity and Impact Studies -- Primary Containment Integrity -- The Pi-Theorem, Scale Models and Replicas -- Experimental Impact Facilities -- Computational Techniques and an Aircraft Impact -- 7. Natural Circulation, Passive Safety Systems and Debris-bed Cooling -- Natural Circulation in Nuclear Plant -- Passive Safety Systems for Water Reactors -- Core Debris-bed Cooling in Water Reactors -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 216 pages
Isbn
9781118551707
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2013000147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn835595684
Label
Nuclear electric power : safety, operation, and control aspects, J. Brian Knowles
Publication
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada"--Title page verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Glossary -- Principal Nomenclature -- 1. Energy Sources, Grid Compatibility, Economics and the Environment -- Background -- Geothermal Energy -- Hydro-Electricity -- Solar Energy -- Tidal Energy -- Wind Energy -- Fossil-Fired Power Generation -- Nuclear Generation and Reactor Choice -- A Prologue -- 2. Adequacy of Linear Models and Nuclear Reactor Dynamics -- Linear Models, Stability and Nyquist Theorems -- Mathematical Descriptions of a Neutron Population -- Point Model of Neutron Kinetics -- Temperature and Other Operational Feedback Effects -- Reactor Control : Its Stable Period and Re-equilibrium -- 3. Some Power Station and Grid Control Problems -- Steam Drum Water-Level Control -- Flow Stability in Parallel Boiling Channels -- Grid Power Systems and Frequency Control -- Grid Disconnection for a Nuclear Station with Functioning Scram -- 4. Some Aspects of Nuclear Accidents and Their Mitigation -- Reactor Accident Classification by Probabilities -- Hazards from an Atmospheric Release of Fission Products -- Mathematical Risk, Event Trees and Human Attitudes -- The Farmer-Beattie Siting Criterion -- Examples of Potential Severe Accidents in Fast Reactors and PWRs with their Consequences -- 5. Molten Fuel Coolant Interactions : Analyses and Experiments -- A History and a Mixing Analysis -- Coarse Mixtures and Contact Modes in Severe Nuclear Accidents -- Some Physics of a Vapor Film and its Interface -- Heat Transfer from Contiguous Melt -- Heat Transfer at a Liquid-Vapor Interface and the Condensation Coefficient -- Kinetics, Heat Diffusion, a Triggering Simulation and Reactor Safety -- Melt Fragmentation, Heat Transfer, Debris Sizes and MFCI Yield -- Features of the BUBEX Code and an MFTF Simulation -- 6. Primary Containment Integrity and Impact Studies -- Primary Containment Integrity -- The Pi-Theorem, Scale Models and Replicas -- Experimental Impact Facilities -- Computational Techniques and an Aircraft Impact -- 7. Natural Circulation, Passive Safety Systems and Debris-bed Cooling -- Natural Circulation in Nuclear Plant -- Passive Safety Systems for Water Reactors -- Core Debris-bed Cooling in Water Reactors -- Epilogue
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xvi, 216 pages
Isbn
9781118551707
Isbn Type
(cloth)
Lccn
2013000147
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
(OCoLC)ocn835595684

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