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A review of workforce trends in the nuclear community
The nuclear community is undergoing a moment of unprecedented interest and growth not seen in decades. The passage of the bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and the Inflation Reduction Act are providing a multitude of new funding opportunities for the nuclear community, and not just the current fleet. A mix of technologies and reactor types are being evaluated and deployed, with Vogtle Units 3 and 4 coming on line later this year, the Advanced Reactor Demonstration Projects of X-energy and TerraPower, and NuScale’s work with Utah Associated Municipal Power Systems to build a first-of-a-kind small modular reactor, making this is an exciting time to join the nuclear workforce.
Alexander M. Parshin
Item ID: 690050|ISBN: 978-0-89448-563-3
1996|1st Edition|359 pages
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An authoritative account by one of Russia's most distinguished metallurgists of the properties and behavior of stainless steels used or proposed for use in nuclear reactors, both fission and fusion. While all of the work reported was carried out on steels with Russian designations, a comprehensive table relates these to U.S. and European designations. The book discusses the environments in which the steels have to perform and at the same time discusses the underlying physical phenomena that control their behavior in service. In addition to steels, there is considerable treatment of titanium and its alloys, which have good resistance to water corrosion and have favorable neutron capture cross sections.