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Nuclear Reactor Thermal-Hydraulics: Past, Present and Future

By
Pradip Saha
Pradip Saha
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ISBN:
9780791861288
No. of Pages:
158
Publisher:
ASME Press
Publication date:
2017

Nuclear power plants, which produce electricity with almost zero greenhouse gas or carbon emissions at stable and competitive costs, are operating in more than thirty countries throughout the world. According to International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Reference Data Series No. 1 2015 Edition, in 2014, 438 nuclear power reactors with the total installed capacity of 376 GWe produced about 2410 TWh of electricity representing 11.1% of the total electricity produced in the world from all energy sources. Some countries in Europe (e.g., France, Slovakia, Hungary, Ukraine, Belgium, and Sweden) produced more than 40% of their electricity from nuclear. The United...

1.1
Nuclear Fission and Heat Generation
1.2
Reactor Classification
1.3
Role of Thermal Hydraulics
1.4
Scope of this Monograph
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