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Nuclear Energy
Published: 
February 2019
Publisher: 
Elsevier Butterworth-Heinemann
ISBN: 
9780128128817

College or Unit:

Nuclear Energy

An Introduction to the Concepts, Systems, and Applications of Nuclear Processes
Author: 
R. L. Murray
K. E. Holbert

"Nuclear Energy: An Introduction to the Concepts, Systems, and Applications of Nuclear Processes, Eighth Edition," provides essential information on basic nuclear physics, systems and the applications of nuclear energy. It comprehensively covers Basic Concepts, Radiation and Its Uses, and Nuclear Power, providing students with a broad view of nuclear energy and science in a fast-paced format that features updated, timely content on topics of new and growing importance to current and future nuclear professionals, such as tritium-powered betavoltaic integrated circuit chips, the modulation of radioactive decay constant due to solar activity, Monte Carlo radiation transport calculations and accelerator-driven systems.

Bio

Keith E. Holbert is presently an associate professor in the School of Electrical, Computer and Energy Engineering. His research expertise is in the area of instrumentation and system diagnostics including radiation effects on sensors. Holbert has performed tests on safety-related systems in more than a dozen nuclear power plants in the United States.