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Savannah River facility prepped for NNSA project
Work has begun to prepare the Savannah River Plutonium Processing Facility (SRPPF) at the Department of Energy’s Savannah River Site in South Carolina for its future national security mission: the manufacturing of plutonium pits for the National Nuclear Security Administration.
Karl O. Ott, Winfred A. Bezella
Item ID: 350013
1989|Revised Edition|385 pages
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This revised edition spells out a systematic mathematical approach to nuclear statics that is used as the basis for most practical calculations. A good understanding of the way nuclear reactors are described in mathematical theory is important in performing typical nuclear engineering tasks such as defining reactor problems, evaluating the results, and judging possible deficiencies in approaches. Recommended as a textbook and also useful as a source book for reactor analysis and design, this book presents the mathematical foundation for the advanced treatment of the steady-state behavior of all types of nuclear reactors. Each chapter concludes with homework problems and review questions.