Handbook Of Generation Iv Nuclear Reactors by Igor PioroHandbook Of Generation Iv Nuclear Reactors by Igor Pioro

Handbook Of Generation Iv Nuclear Reactors

byIgor Pioro

Hardcover | June 22, 2016

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Handbook of Generation IV Nuclear Reactorspresents information on the current fleet of Nuclear Power Plants (NPPs) with water-cooled reactors (Generation III and III+) (96% of 430 power reactors in the world) that have relatively low thermal efficiencies (within the range of 32 36%) compared to those of modern advanced thermal power plants (combined cycle gas-fired power plants up to 62% and supercritical pressure coal-fired power plants up to 55%).

Moreover, thermal efficiency of the current fleet of NPPs with water-cooled reactors cannot be increased significantly without completely different innovative designs, which are Generation IV reactors. Nuclear power is vital for generating electrical energy without carbon emissions.

Complete with the latest research, development, and design, and written by an international team of experts, this handbook is completely dedicated to Generation IV reactors.

  • Presents the first comprehensive handbook dedicated entirely to generation IV nuclear reactors
  • Reviews the latest trends and developments
  • Complete with the latest research, development, and design information in generation IV nuclear reactors
  • Written by an international team of experts in the field
Professor Igor Pioro is an internationally recognized scientist within areas of nuclear engineering. He is author/co-author of 367 publications including 9 technical books, 15 chapters in technical books, 76 papers in refereed journals, 198 papers in refereed proceedings of international and national conferences and symposiums, 26 pate...
Title:Handbook Of Generation Iv Nuclear ReactorsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:938 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:June 22, 2016Publisher:Woodhead PublishingLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0081001495

ISBN - 13:9780081001493

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction: A survey of the status of electricity generation in the world

Preface to Part One

2. Introduction: Generation IV International Forum

3. Very high-temperature reactor

4. Gas-cooled fast reactors

5. Sodium-cooled fast reactor

6. Lead-cooled fast reactor

7. Molten salt fast reactors

8. Super-critical water-cooled reactors

Preface to Part Two

9. Generation IV: USA

10. Euratom research and training program in Generation-IV systems: Breakthrough technologies to improve sustainability, safety and reliability, socioeconomics, and proliferation resistance

11. Generation IV concepts: Japan

12. Generation IV concepts: USSR and Russia

13. Generation IV concepts in Korea

14. Generation IV concepts: China

15. Generation IV concepts: India

Preface to Part Three

16. The safety of advanced reactors

17. Nonproliferation for advanced reactors: Political and social aspects

18. Thermal aspects of conventional and alternative fuels

19. Hydrogen cogeneration with Generation IV nuclear power plants

20. Advanced small modular reactors