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Characterization, Properties and Methods of Spent Nuclear Fuel

  • 1st Edition - October 1, 2024
  • Author: Anders Sjöland
  • Language: English
  • Paperback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 0 8 5 9 - 7
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 3 2 3 - 9 0 8 6 0 - 3

Characterization, Properties and Methods of Spent Nuclear Fuel is a comprehensive reference focused on the backend of the nuclear fuel cycle. It is paramount that researche… Read more

Characterization, Properties and Methods of Spent Nuclear Fuel

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Characterization, Properties and Methods of Spent Nuclear Fuel is a comprehensive reference focused on the backend of the nuclear fuel cycle. It is paramount that researchers and engineers involved with spent fuel have a deep understanding of the specific fuel they are handling for both safety and economic reasons, and this book presents various opportunities to optimize both nuclear facilities and processes. It starts with a summary of the topic before presenting a broad and deep analysis of the methods available, including transport, storage, disposal, reprocessing, and accidents.

Fuel characterization is then presented alongside various methods, measurements, codes and calculations which the reader can follow and apply to their own research or setting. With a focus on decision making and safety, this book will benefit all readers involved in spent nuclear fuel and will equip them with a clear understanding of the safest and most economical approaches which best suit their specific setting.