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Accident-Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels

1st Edition - January 10, 2020

Editor: Raul B. Rebak

Language: English
Paperback ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 7 5 0 3 - 3
eBook ISBN:
9 7 8 - 0 - 1 2 - 8 1 7 5 0 4 - 0

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 begi… Read more

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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.