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Nukenomics, by Ian Jackson. The restructuring of Britain's nuclear industry, and the resulting implications for the private sector, are explained in Nukenomics – The commercialisation of Britain's nuclear industry, was published on April 25, 2008.


This Nuclear Engineering International special publication describes the major trends and market forces that are actively shaping the future development of the nuclear industry today, by explaining not just what things are happening but, more fundamentally, why.


ISBN: 978190377559.

Price: £20.00.


44 20 8269 7773,

Nuclear Power in Canada and Beyond

Nuclear Power in Canada and Beyond, by Roger G. Steed. This book, published on May 11, 2007, describes nuclear power stations, how they work, and why they're safe. It has 183 drawings and photographs. It also describes significant reactor accidents.



Price: $40.00, 409 pages.


Contact: Roger G. Steed,

50 Years in Nuclear Power

50 Years in Nuclear Power: A Retrospective, by Salomon Levy. This book describes many significant experiences over a period of 50 years in the field of nuclear power-generated electricity. It begins with the development of light water reactors and ends with the formation of engineering/management firm, S.Levy Incorporated.


ISBN: 0-89448-573-3.

Price: $35.00, 252 pages.


Contact: American Nuclear Society. 555 N. Kensington Avenue,
Lagrange Park, IL 60526;

The Energy Construct

The Energy Construct, by Ben Cipiti. In The Energy Construct, Ben Cipiti offers a clear-cut energy plan that could make a dramatic difference in pollution emission and allow the United States to achieve a clean, domestic, and economic energy future.


ISBN: 1419669788,

Price: $12.99, 192 pages,




Core Issues- Dissecting Nuclear Power Today

Core Issues- Dissecting Nuclear Power Today, by Steve Kidd. Core Issues analyses the challenges faced by the nuclear power sector, and provides a practical overview of where the industry is today, where it is heading, and how it can overcome the many obstacles in its path to get there. The book covers the entire nuclear power business, particularly nuclear fuel, economics and public acceptance.


ISBN: 9781903077566.

Price: £25.

44 20 8269 7773,
44 20 8269 7804,

Nuclear Power, Understanding the Future

Nuclear Power, Understanding the Future, by Bertrand Barre and Pierre-Rene Bauqquis. This book has been written for a broad audience, from high school students to nuclear, energy and electricity professionals.


It provides an easy introduction to this key technology using a clear, understandable approach.


Contact: Editions HIRLE,
131, rue Boecklin, 67000 Strasbourg;
33 (0) 3 88 41 85 01,

Behind the Nuclear Curtain

A new book, Behind the Nuclear Curtain: Radioactive Waste Management in the Former Soviet Union, by Don J. Bradley and released by Battelle Press (ISBN 1-57477-022-5), tells the story of half a century of nuclear waste management activities and contamination incidents in the former Soviet Union (FSU).


It covers uranium mining, milling and enrichment, as well as reprocessing and disposal. In addition, separate chapters are devoted to naval waste management and contamination of oceans and seas, as well as the conditions in the FSU and the Baltic countries and the weapons test sites. Finally, separate chapters are devoted to Chernobyl and the three processing centers, Mayak, Tomsk, and Krasnoyarsk.


The appendices contain information on operating and decommissioned reactors, as well as on comparative world-wide releases of radioactivity into the environment, nuclear accidents, and nuclear weapons tests.


Contact: Battelle Press,
505 King Ave., Columbus, OH 43201-2693;

Introduction to Nuclear Engineering

Prentice Hall has published Introduction to Nuclear Engineering, 3rd Edition. This book includes discussions of new reactor types including the AP600, ABWR and SBWR as well as an extensive section on non-U.S. design reactors. It also contains basic nuclear theory chapters with additional discussions on binding energy, semi-empirical mass formula and elementary quantum mechanics.


The text outlines the changes in reactor theory with solutions to the diffusion equation.


Other features include a chapter on radiation effects with the latest standards and various sections addressing the Chernobyl accident and the use of computer codes in safety analysis


101 Solved Nuclear Engineering Problems

Professional Publications, Inc.'s 101 Solved Nuclear Engineering Problems by J.A. Camara, P.E. offers examinees the opportunity to practice solving the types of questions found on the professional engineer (PE) exam.


The information found in the book—equations, diagrams, recommended references—makes it a practical reference for participants in the nuclear engineering field.


Contact: Cathy Bayer,
Professional Publications, Inc.; 1250 Fifth Avenue, Belmont, CA 94002;
(800) 426-1178 Ext. 32,
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