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Introductory Nuclear Reactor Dynamics

Karl O. Ott, R J. Neuhold

Item ID: 350011|ISBN: 978-0-89448-029-4

1985|1st Edition|363 pages

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This text presents the theory and methods of prediction that are the heart of nuclear reactor safety. Time-dependent reactor behavior is explained in both mathematical and physical terms. This book also explains the logic behind the working formulas and calculational methods for reactor transients and illustrates typical dynamic responses. The classical concept of point kinetics is developed in three steps, with discussion of various solutions to kinetics problems. Each chapter includes homework problems and review questions.