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Author Mounfield, Peter R., 1935- author.

Title World nuclear power / Peter R. Mounfield.

Publication Info. Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018.

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Description 1 online resource : illustrations, maps
Series Routledge library editions. Energy economics ; volume 17
Routledge library editions. Energy economics ; v. 17.
Note Originally published in 1991 by Routledge.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1 Preliminary considerations: reactor types and characteristics -- chapter 2 The world pattern of nuclear power production -- chapter 3 The USA and Canada -- chapter 4 Western Europe -- chapter 5 The USSR and CMEA countries of Eastern Europe -- chapter 6 East Asia -- chapter 7 From uranium ore to fuel element: the front-endof the nuclear fuel cycle -- chapter 8 The nature of the hazards: radiation and its biological effects -- chapter 9 Money costs of nuclear power and their locational effects -- chapter 10 Safety issues in the siting of nuclear power plants -- chapter 11 Siting in relation to exceptional environmental events:earthquakes and faults, tornadoes, tsunamis and floods -- chapter 12 The back-end of the nuclear fuel cycle: storing andtransporting radioactive waste -- chapter 13 Prospects for the future.
Local Note eBooks on EBSCOhost EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection - North America
Subject Nuclear power plants.
Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures.
Nuclear fuels.
Spent reactor fuels.
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS -- Real Estate -- General.
Nuclear fuels.
Nuclear power plants.
Nuclear power plants -- Safety measures.
Spent reactor fuels.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Mounfield, Peter R., 1935- World nuclear power. Abingdon, Oxon : Routledge, 2018 1138306207 9781138306202 (OCoLC)990701904
ISBN 9781315141657 (electronic bk.)
1315141655 (electronic bk.)