DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The "Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels" book from Elsevier Science and Technology has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
Accident Tolerant Materials for Light Water Reactor Fuels provides a description of what an accident tolerant fuel is and the benefits and detriments of each concept. The book begins with an introduction to nuclear power as a renewable energy source and the current materials being utilized in light water reactors. It then moves on to discuss the recent advancements being made in accident tolerant fuels, reviewing the specific materials, their fabrication and implementation, environmental resistance, irradiation behavior, and licensing requirements. The book concludes with a look to the future of new power generation technologies. It is written for scientists and engineers working in the nuclear power industry and is the first comprehensive work on this topic.
- Introduces the fundamental description of accident tolerant fuel, including fabrication and implementation
- Describes both the benefits and detriments of the various Accident Tolerant Fuel concepts
- Includes information on the process of materials selection with a discussion of how and why specific materials were chosen, as well as why others failed
Key Topics Covered:
Nuclear Power is Green
2. Status of materials in light water reactors. Why do we need a materials renewal?
3. Current Development of Accident Tolerant Fuels Worldwide
Iron Chromium Aluminium alloys
5. Coatings for Zirconium Alloys
6. Silicon Carbide and Ceramics
7. Next Generation of Power Reactors
8. Looking to the future
- Rebak, Raul B.
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