Sodium Fast Reactors with Closed Fuel Cycle, Hardback Book

Sodium Fast Reactors with Closed Fuel Cycle Hardback


Sodium Fast Reactors with Closed Fuel Cycle delivers a detailed discussion of an important technology that is being harnessed for commercial energy production in many parts of the world.

Presenting the state of the art of sodium-cooled fast reactors with closed fuel cycles, this book:Offers in-depth coverage of reactor physics, materials, design, safety analysis, validations, engineering, construction, and commissioning aspectsFeatures a special chapter on allied sciences to highlight advanced reactor core materials, specialized manufacturing technologies, chemical sensors, in-service inspection, and simulatorsAddresses design essentials with a focus on reactor assembly including core and coolant circuits, fuel handling, instrumentation and control, energy conversion, and containment systemsProvides design codes and standards with sufficient background information to ensure a solid understanding of the underlying mechanicsSupplies guidelines for concept selection, design, analysis, and validationSodium Fast Reactors with Closed Fuel Cycle is a valuable reference for industry professionals involved in the construction of fast-reactor power plants, as well as graduate-level engineering students of the design and development of sodium-cooled fast-reactor systems and components.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 901 pages, 24 Page Color Insert follows page 418; 92 Tables, black and white; 44 Illustrations, colo
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Inc
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  • Category: Nuclear power & engineering
  • ISBN: 9781466587670

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