6 edition of serious but not ponderous book about nuclear energy found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 269-272) and index.
|Other titles||Nuclear energy|
|LC Classifications||TK9146 .S34 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||v, 275 p. :|
|Number of Pages||275|
|ISBN 10||0967694426, 0967694434|
|LC Control Number||2001273297|
Professor Sir David J C MacKay, famous for his excellent book “Sustainable Energy: Without hot air,” very kindly provided the following foreword for our COP21 edition of Climate Gamble. He passed away on 14th April and will be much missed by everyone interested in “pro-arithmetic” energy discussion. For more on the nuclear energy process, see W. Scheider, "A serious but not ponderous book about Nuclear Energy," Cavendish Press Ann Arbor, For information Return to FREE DOWNLOADS home page. Return to . The Uncertain Future of Nuclear Energy Table of Contents About the IPFM i Explanatory Note iii Summary 1 1 Introduction 5 2 Costs 21 3 Country studies 27 4 Advanced reactor technology 43 5 Once-through versus plutonium recycle 53 6 Risks from large-scale releases of radioactivity to the atmosphere 59 7 Nuclear-weapon proliferation 63 8 Institutional requirements This edition of the “Brown Book” contains official information provided by OECD member country governments on nuclear energy, including projections of total and nuclear electricity generating capacities to and short narrative country reports providing updates of national nuclear energy programmes.
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