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Nuclear Criticality Safety: Theory and Practice

Ronald A. Knief

Item ID: 300020|ISBN: 978-0-89448-028-7

1985|1st Edition|236 pages

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Nuclear criticality safety is the prevention of nuclear chain reactions in fissile materials outside of reactors. This book presents the underlying principles of nuclear criticality safety theory along with descriptions of the principal methods currently used and their in-plant applications. Exercises are provided at the end of each chapter to increase understanding of the text.

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