Fundamentals of Thermal and Nuclear Power Generation, Paperback / softback Book

Paperback / softback

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Fundamentals of Thermal and Nuclear Power Generation is the first volume in the JSME Series on Thermal and Nuclear Power Generation.

Series Editor Yasuo Koizumi and his Volume Editor Mamoru Ozawa provide a thorough and complete reference on the history of Thermal and Nuclear Power Generation which has informed and sculpted today's industry.

This volume prepares readers for subsequent publications in the series which address more advanced topics and will particularly benefit early career researchers and those approaching the industry from an alternative discipline.

Modern thermal and nuclear power generation systems and technologies are then explored, including clear analysis on the fundamentals of thermodynamics, hydrodynamics, thermal engineering, combustion engineering and nuclear physics.

The impact of these technologies on society is considered throughout, as well as supply issues, accident risk analysis, and important emission and sustainability considerations.